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Interaction of flux tubes with sound waves

Uberoi, C (1990) Interaction of flux tubes with sound waves. In: Symposia - International Astronomical Union (142). pp. 239-243.

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Abstract

The Landau damping of sound waves in a plasma consisting of ensemble of magnetic flux tubes is discussed. It is shown that sound waves cannot be Landau damped in general but under certain restricted conditions on plasma parameters the possibility of absorption of these waves can exist. The possibility of radiative damping of the acoustic waves along the magnetic filaments is also discussed. It appears that the most plausible mechanism of damping of sound waves in a plasma consisting of magnetic filaments can be due to scattering of a sound wave by the filaments.

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2011 04:34
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2011 04:34
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35054

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