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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp 87–97 | Cite as

Highβ, energy flux conserving equilibria for alfvén wave

  • D. N. Vyas
  • Krishna M. Srivastava
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Abstract

Magnetohydrodynamic waves in a high β, collisionless plasma with smooth variations in plasma parameters across the boundary is studied. The heating of collisionless plasma is analyzed in one dimension, including the effects of shear magnetic field and compressibility of plasma. Energy absorption rate and dispersion relation between central plasma, surrounded by tenuous plasma have also been derived.

Keywords

Magnetic Field Compressibility Dispersion Relation Absorption Rate Energy Absorption 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Co. 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. N. Vyas
    • 1
  • Krishna M. Srivastava
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Paper Technology (U.O.R.)SaharanpurIndia
  2. 2.Dept. of MathematicsUniversity of RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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