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Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves in Pulsar Magnetospheres

  • Ya. Istomin
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Abstract

We have developed a numerical code for the propagation of different electromagneticmodes in a pulsar magnetosphere filled by a relativistic, streaming electron-positron plasma in astrong, curved magnetic field. We determine the trajectories, limiting polarization and damping ofthe waves leaving the magnetosphere.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ya. Istomin
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  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteMoscowRussia

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