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Some aspects of the solitary waves in a relativistic inhomogeneous plasma

Das, GC and Duorah, S and Singh, SS and Uberoi, C (1996) Some aspects of the solitary waves in a relativistic inhomogeneous plasma. In: Planetary and Space Science, 44 (5). 485-492 .

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0032-0633(95)00149-2

Abstract

In contrast to earlier observations on various solitary wave propagations, especially those bifurcated by the compressive and rarefactive solitary waves, the existence of spiky and explosive solitary waves is here believed to arise because of the presence of free and trapped electrons. So far, very few studies have been carried out to satisfactorily explain the presence of the solitary waves in space as observed by satellites. It is also attempted to highlight the probable impact on the various solitary wave propagations in a generalized multi-component, inhomogeneous plasma upon consideration of a relativistic treatment. It is expected that such a treatment will prove the existence of the solitary waves most expeditiously and exhibit the presence of chaos therein, thus giving a suitable explanation to the observations of various forms of spiky and explosive solitary waves in space-plasma. Copyright (C) 1996 Elsevier Science Ltd

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Mathematics
Date Deposited: 13 May 2011 09:57
Last Modified: 13 May 2011 09:57
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/37544

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