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Title: Coupling of dust acoustic and shear mode through velocity shear in a strongly coupled dusty plasma

In the strongly coupled limit, the generalized hydrodynamic model shows that a dusty plasma, acquiring significant rigidity, is able to support a “shear” like mode. It is being demonstrated here that in presence of velocity shear gradient, this shear like mode gets coupled with the dust acoustic mode which is generated by the compressibility effect of the dust fluid due to the finite temperatures of the dust, electron, and ion fluids. In the local analysis, the dispersion relation shows that velocity shear gradient not only couples the two modes but is also responsible for the instabilities of that coupled mode which is confirmed by nonlocal analysis with numerical techniques.
Authors:
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  1. Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, 1/AF Bidhannagar, Kolkata 700 064 (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22490998
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 22; Journal Issue: 7; Other Information: (c) 2015 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; COMPRESSIBILITY; DISPERSION RELATIONS; DUSTS; ELECTRONS; HYDRODYNAMIC MODEL; OSCILLATION MODES; PLASMA; PLASMA INSTABILITY; SHEAR; SOUND WAVES; VELOCITY