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Title: Spin effect on parametric decay of oblique Langmuir wave in degenerate magneto-plasmas

The electron spin −1/2 effects on the parametric decay instability of oblique Langmuir wave into low-frequency electromagnetic shear Alfven wave and Left-Handed Circularly Polarized wave (LHCP) has been investigated in detail, in an electron-ion quantum plasma immersed in the uniform external magnetic field. Incorporating the quantum effects due to electron spin, Fermi pressure and Bohm potential term, the quantum magneto-hydrodynamic (QMHD) model has been used to investigate the linear and nonlinear response of the plasma species for three-wave coupling interaction in a quantum magneto-plasmas. Nonlinear dispersion relations and growth rate of the problem have been derived analytically. It has been shown that the spin of electrons has considerable effect on the growth rate of parametric instability problem even when the external magnetic field B{sub 0} is below the quantum critical magnetic field strength B{sub Q}=4.4138×10{sup 13}G.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1]
  1. Salam Chair in Physics, Government College University, Lahore-54000 (Pakistan)
  2. (Pakistan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22227878
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 20; Journal Issue: 8; Other Information: (c) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ALFVEN WAVES; DECAY INSTABILITY; DISPERSION RELATIONS; ELECTRONS; IONS; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; PARAMETRIC INSTABILITIES; PLASMA POTENTIAL; PLASMA PRESSURE; QUANTUM PLASMA; SHEAR; SPIN