I= WAVES AND INSTABILITIES IN INHOMOGENEOUS PLASMAS
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Title of Thesis
WAVES AND INSTABILITIES IN INHOMOGENEOUS PLASMAS

Author(s)
Hassan Amir Shah
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Physics/ Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Session
1985
Subject
Physics
Number of Pages
158
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
inhomogeneous plasmas, alfven solitons, beam plasma interactions, suprathermal electrons, whistler instability, thermal plasma, thermal electrons

Abstract

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1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction
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  1.1 Introduction 1
  1.2 Beam - Plasma Interactions 5
  1.3 Solar Wind And Non Linear Theory 8
  1.4 Layout 13
3 2 Electron Whistler Instability In An Inhomogeneous Plasma In The Presence Of An Inhomogeneous Beam Of Suprathermal Electrons
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  2.1 Introduction 15
  2.2 Part A; M = 0 Interactions Dielectric Tensor 17
  2.3 Dispersion Relation 28
  2.4 Numerical Analysis And Discussion 34
  2.5 Part B; M = - 1 Interactions 35
  2.6 Dielectric Tensor 36
  2.7 Instability Analysis 42
  2.8 Conclusion 48
4 3 Obliquely Propagating Whistler Instability In An Inhomogeneous Plasma Penetrated By A Helical Electron Beam
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  3.1 Introduction 46
  3.2 Dielectric Tensor Of The Plasma 47
  3.3 Dispersion Relation Of The Beam - Plasma S Y Stem 57
  3.4 Numerical Analysis And Discussion 61
5 4 Ordinary Mode In An Inhomogeneous Thermal Plasma In The Presence Of Mildly Supra - Thermal Electrons
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  4.1 Introduction 63
  4.2 Mathematical Formulation 65
  4.3 Dispersion Relation 71
  4.4 Results And Discussion 75
6 5 Alfven Solitons In The Solar Wind
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  5.1 Introduction 78
  5.2 Mathematical Formulation 81
  5.3 Basic Equations 86
  5.4 Soliton Solutions 89
  5.5 Turbulence Spectrum 93
  5.6 Radial Dependence 98
  5.7 Conclusion 102
7 6 Conclusions 105
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  6.1 Dielectric Tensor Of An Inhomogeneous Plasma 110
  6.2 Detailed Derivation Of Inhomogeneous Plasma 118
  6.3 References
  6.4 Figures