Chapter 3. Waves in Magnetoplasmas

  1. Prof Dr. L. C. Woods

Published Online: 24 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618064.ch3

Physics of Plasmas

Physics of Plasmas

How to Cite

Woods, L. C. (2003) Waves in Magnetoplasmas, in Physics of Plasmas, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618064.ch3

Author Information

  1. University of Oxford and Balliol College, leslie.woods@balliol.oxford.ac.uk

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404612

Online ISBN: 9783527618064

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Keywords:

  • propagation;
  • dispersion relation;
  • transverse waves;
  • wavefront;
  • orthogonal

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • MHD waves in an unbounded plasma

  • Coupled plasma waves

  • MHD waves in cylindrical plasmas

  • Group velocity

  • Shock waves

  • Magneto-ionic theory