Accession Number : ADA137623

Title :   Fast Collisionless Tearing in an Anisotropic Neutral Sheet.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Chen,J ; Palmadesso,P J ; Fedder,J A ; Lyon,J G

PDF Url : ADA137623

Report Date : 06 Feb 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : This document studies the collisionless tearing mode in a neutral sheet in the presence of ion temperature anisotorpy using Vlasov description for both ions and electrons.

Descriptors :   *Anisotropy, *Plasmas(Physics), *Computations, *Dispersion relations, Magnetosphere, Equations, Magnetic fields, Perturbations, Ions, Electrons, Isotropism

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE