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Extraordinary electromagnetic waves in a warm dense magnetoplasma
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Physics. Institut für Theoretische Physik IV, Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, Germany; School of Physics, University of KwaZulu-Durban, Durban 4000, South Africa; Nonlinear Physics Centre & Centre for Plasma Science and Astrophysics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, Germany; Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, D-85741 Garching, Germany; Grupo de Lasers e Plasmas, Departamento de Física do Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal; CCLRC Centre for Fundamental Physics, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon 0X11 0QX, UK; SUPA Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G 40NG, UK.
2007 (English)In: Physics Letters A, ISSN 0375-9601, E-ISSN 1873-2429, Vol. 369, no 4, 312-314 p.Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
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The linear dispersion relation for elliptically polarized electromagnetic waves in a dense fermionic quantum magnetoplasma is derived, taking into account the quantum forces associated with the quantum Bohm potential and the magnetization energy of the electrons due to the 1/2-electron spin effect. It is found that the quantum forces modify the wave dispersion at scales that depend upon lambda(q) = h/2m V-F and lambda B = root h/2mw(c), where h is the Planck constant divided by 2 pi, m is the electron mass, V-F is the Fermi electron thermal speed, and w(c) is the electron gyrofrequency.

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Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2007. Vol. 369, no 4, 312-314 p.
Keyword [en]
plasmas, model
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Fusion, Plasma and Space Physics
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-118193DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2007.04.091ISI: 000250362100011OAI: diva2:920578
Available from: 2016-04-18 Created: 2016-03-14 Last updated: 2016-04-18Bibliographically approved

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