TITLE

Global convective cell formation in pair-ion plasmas

AUTHOR(S)
Vranjes, J.; Poedts, S.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p044501
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The global electrostatic mode in pair-ion plasmas is discussed for cylindric geometry and for a radially inhomogeneous equilibrium density. In the case of a Gaussian radial density profile, exact analytical eigensolutions are found in terms of the Kummer confluent hypergeometric functions. The mode is identified as a convective cell propagating in the poloidal and axial direction, having at the same time a standing wave structure in the radial direction.
ACCESSION #
31881460

 

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