Modified Korteweg-de Vries soliton reflection in a magnetized plasma with dust grains and trapped electrons

Kumar, Ravinder; Malik, Hitendra K.
March 2013
Physics of Plasmas;Mar2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p032112
Academic Journal
This article aims at studying the reflection of solitons in an inhomogeneous magnetized warm plasma having dust grains with positive or negative charge and trapped electrons (low temperature nonisothermal electrons). In order to study the soliton reflection, a coupled modified Korteweg-de Vries equation is derived and solved along with the use of incident soliton solution. The expressions for the reflected soliton amplitude, width, and reflection coefficient are obtained, and examined under different parameter regimes. The combined effect of the dust grain density with their charge polarity and trapping of the electrons is largely studied on the soliton reflection characteristics under the influence of magnetic field.


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