Accession Number : ADA131600

Title :   Solutions of a Fourth Order Differential Equation Describing Mode Conversion in a Magnetized Plasma,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Maggs,J E ; Banos,Alfredo , Jr ; Morales,G J

PDF Url : ADA131600

Report Date : Jun 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : This paper investigates the solutions of a fourth order differential equation which arises in the description of high frequency electrostatic waves near plasma resonance in a magnetized plasma with a zero order density gradient along the magnetic field. The behavior of the electrostatic potential is described by Poisson's equation.

Descriptors :   *Differential equations, *Solutions(General), *Plasmas(Physics), Magnetization, High frequency, Electrostatics, Poisson equation, Magnetic fields, Density, Gradients, Resonance, Hypergeometric functions, Integrals, Power series

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE