On damped Bernstein modes in a weakly relativistic pair plasma

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Laing, E.W. ; Diver, D.A. (2005)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.036409
  • Subject: QB | QC
    arxiv: Physics::Plasma Physics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Physics::Space Physics

Relativistic Bernstein modes are not totally undamped, but have a small, negative definite imaginary frequency component which peaks where the frequency is closest to the rest cyclotron harmonic.
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