JETP Letters

, Volume 96, Issue 10, pp 642–649 | Cite as

Nonlinear mirror modes in the presence of hot electrons

  • E. A. Kuznetsov
  • T. Passot
  • P. L. Sulem
Plasma, Hydro- and Gas Dynamics


A non-perturbative calculation of the gyrotropic pressures associated with large-scale mirror modes is performed, taking into account a finite, possibly anisotropic electron temperature. In the small-amplitude limit, this leads to an extension of an asymptotic model previously derived for cold electrons. A model equation for the profile of subcritical finite-amplitude large-scale structures is also presented.


JETP Letter Cold Electron Sulem Parallel Electric Field Mirror Mode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Space Research InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3.CNRS, Observatoire de la Code d’AzurUniversité de Nice-Sophia AntipoliceNice Cedex 4France

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