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Title: Magnetic and nonthermal effects on the dispersion properties of ion-cyclotron surface wave in a semi-bounded generalized Lorentzian plasma

Abstract

The magnetic field strength and the nonthermal effects on the dispersion properties of ion-cyclotron surface wave propagating along the interface of a semi-bounded Lorentzian plasma and a vacuum are kinetically investigated. The direction of external magnetic field is applied in parallel to the interface. By employing the specular reflection boundary condition, the dispersion relation of the ion-cyclotron surface wave is derived in the long wavelength limit. The result shows that the phase velocity of the ion-cyclotron surface wave decreases with an increase of the strength of magnetic field. It is found that the increase of suprathermal particle population suppresses the phase velocity of the surface wave. In addition, it is found that the wave velocity increases with increasing ion mass in a semi-bounded Lorentzian plasma.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Department of Physics and Research Institute for Natural Sciences, Hanyang University, Seoul 133-791 (Korea, Republic of)
  2. Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy, New York 12180-3590 (United States)
  3. (Korea, Republic of)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22410291
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physics of Plasmas
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 22; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1070-664X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; BOUNDARY CONDITIONS; DISPERSION RELATIONS; ION PLASMA WAVES; LORENTZ FORCE; MAGNETIC FIELDS; PARTICLES; PHASE VELOCITY; PLASMA; REFLECTION; WAVE PROPAGATION; WAVELENGTHS

Citation Formats

Lee, Myoung-Jae, Jung, Young-Dae, E-mail: ydjung@hanyang.ac.kr, and Department of Applied Physics and Department of Bionanotechnology, Hanyang University, Ansan, Kyunggi-Do 426-791. Magnetic and nonthermal effects on the dispersion properties of ion-cyclotron surface wave in a semi-bounded generalized Lorentzian plasma. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4921251.
Lee, Myoung-Jae, Jung, Young-Dae, E-mail: ydjung@hanyang.ac.kr, & Department of Applied Physics and Department of Bionanotechnology, Hanyang University, Ansan, Kyunggi-Do 426-791. Magnetic and nonthermal effects on the dispersion properties of ion-cyclotron surface wave in a semi-bounded generalized Lorentzian plasma. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4921251.
Lee, Myoung-Jae, Jung, Young-Dae, E-mail: ydjung@hanyang.ac.kr, and Department of Applied Physics and Department of Bionanotechnology, Hanyang University, Ansan, Kyunggi-Do 426-791. Fri . "Magnetic and nonthermal effects on the dispersion properties of ion-cyclotron surface wave in a semi-bounded generalized Lorentzian plasma". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4921251.
@article{osti_22410291,
title = {Magnetic and nonthermal effects on the dispersion properties of ion-cyclotron surface wave in a semi-bounded generalized Lorentzian plasma},
author = {Lee, Myoung-Jae and Jung, Young-Dae, E-mail: ydjung@hanyang.ac.kr and Department of Applied Physics and Department of Bionanotechnology, Hanyang University, Ansan, Kyunggi-Do 426-791},
abstractNote = {The magnetic field strength and the nonthermal effects on the dispersion properties of ion-cyclotron surface wave propagating along the interface of a semi-bounded Lorentzian plasma and a vacuum are kinetically investigated. The direction of external magnetic field is applied in parallel to the interface. By employing the specular reflection boundary condition, the dispersion relation of the ion-cyclotron surface wave is derived in the long wavelength limit. The result shows that the phase velocity of the ion-cyclotron surface wave decreases with an increase of the strength of magnetic field. It is found that the increase of suprathermal particle population suppresses the phase velocity of the surface wave. In addition, it is found that the wave velocity increases with increasing ion mass in a semi-bounded Lorentzian plasma.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4921251},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
issn = {1070-664X},
number = 5,
volume = 22,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}