Il Nuovo Cimento D

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 459–464 | Cite as

Drift dissipative instabilities in hybrid frequency range

  • M. Salahuddin
  • H. Saleem


The instabilities of electron convection mode in a collisional plasma including electromagnetic effects are investigated. It is found that all the three solutions of the linear-dispersion relation are unstable. It is shown that the ion temperature fluctuations can play a stabilizing role. An application to a typical low-temperature plasma is discussed.


52.35 Waves, oscillations, and instabilities in plasma 


52.35.Kt Drift waves 


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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Salahuddin
    • 1
  • H. Saleem
    • 2
  1. 1.Pakistan Atomic Energy CommissionIslamabadPakistan
  2. 2.NPDPInSTECHIslamabadPakistan

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