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Cylindrical oscillations of force-free electromagnetic fields

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The force-free electromagnetic field represents a natural generalization of the well-known force-free magnetic field model and allows the magnetic field to maintain electric charge separation.

The basic equation for the cylindrical oscillations of the force-free electromagnetic field is obtained and solved for a linear case. The spectrum of possible resonances in a magnetized atmosphere is discussed.

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Osherovich, V.A. Cylindrical oscillations of force-free electromagnetic fields. Astrophys Space Sci 121, 255–264 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00653697

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  • Atmosphere
  • Magnetic Field
  • Electromagnetic Field
  • Electric Charge
  • Basic Equation