Compressional magnetoacoustic waves in a quantum dusty magnetoplasma

P.K. Shukla

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Abstract

The linear dispersion relation for compressional magnetoacoustic waves in a quantum magnetoplasma is derived, taking into account the quantum Bohm potential and the magnetization of electrons due to the electron-1/2 spin effect. It is found that the quantum forces produce the wave dispersion at quantum scales, which depend on the external magnetic field strength.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-110
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Plasma Physics
Volume74
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008

Keywords

  • magnetoplasma
  • magnetoacoustic waves
  • quantum dusty magnetoplasma
  • quantum Bohm potential

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