Nondispersive electromagnetic beams in plasmas

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Abstract.

We prove that different modes of nondispersive electromagnetic beams can propagate in a stationary isotropic plasma. But, a stationary plasma in a uniform magnetic field may only support a mode at frequencies less than the angular cyclotron frequency.

Keywords

Magnetic Field Cyclotron Frequency Stationary Plasma Uniform Magnetic Field Isotropic Plasma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Henri PoincaréLe VésinetFrance

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