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Title: The acoustic instabilities in magnetized collisional dusty plasmas

The present work investigates the wave propagation in collisional dusty plasmas in the presence of electric and magnetic field. It is shown that the dust ion-acoustic waves may become unstable to the reactive instability whereas dust-acoustic waves may suffer from both reactive and dissipative instabilities. If the wave phase speed is smaller than the plasma drift speed, the instability is of reactive type whereas in the opposite case, the instability becomes dissipative in nature. Plasma in the vicinity of dust may also become unstable to reactive instability with the instability sensitive to the dust material: dielectric dust may considerably quench this instability. This has implications for the dust charging and the use of dust as a probe in the plasma sheath.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Department of Physics and Astrophysics, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109 (Australia)
  2. Metamaterials Laboratory, National Research University of Information Technology, Mechanics, and Optics, St. Petersburg 199034 (Russian Federation)
  3. VedÔÇôVijnanam Pravartanam Samitihi, Pratapgarh (Awadh), Jagatpur, Bharat (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22303670
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 21; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: (c) 2014 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; ION ACOUSTIC WAVES; MAGNETIC FIELDS; PLASMA DRIFT; PLASMA INSTABILITY; PLASMA SHEATH; WAVE PROPAGATION