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Alfvén Surface Waves along coronal streamers

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The dispersive characteristics of Alfvén Surface Waves (ASW) along a moving plasma surrounded by a stationary plasma is discussed. The stability curves for the symmetric and the asymmetric modes are also discussed.

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Satya Narayanan, A., Somasundaram, K. Alfvén Surface Waves along coronal streamers. Astrophys Space Sci 109, 357–364 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00651281

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  • Surface Wave
  • Stationary Plasma
  • Dispersive Characteristic
  • Stability Curve
  • Asymmetric Mode