Scale-lengths and instabilities in magnetized classical and relativistic plasma fluid models

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Diver, Declan; Laing, Ernest;
  • Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.
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    arxiv: Physics::Plasma Physics | Physics::Space Physics

The validity of the traditional plasma continuum is predicated on a hierarchy of scale-lengths, with the Debye length being considered to be effectively unresolvable in the continuum limit. In this article, we revisit the strong magnetic field case in which the Larmor r... View more
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