Nonlinear ion-acoustic surface waves on a dusty plasma

Ostrikov, K., Yu, M.Y., & Stenflo, L. (1999) Nonlinear ion-acoustic surface waves on a dusty plasma. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 27(1), pp. 219-224.

View at publisher

Abstract

A nonlinear theory for ion-acoustic surface waves propagating at the interface between a dusty plasma and a dielectric is presented. The nonlinear effects are associated with density modulations caused by surface-wave induced anomalous ionization. The negative charge of the massive dust grains is assumed to be constant. It is shown that the effect of the ionization nonlinearity arising from the ion-acoustic surface waves can result in the formation of surface envelope solitons. The wave phase shifts and the widths of the solitons are estimated for typical gas discharge plasmas.

Impact and interest:

9 citations in Scopus
Search Google Scholar™
11 citations in Web of Science®

Citation counts are sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

ID Code: 73831
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional URLs:
Keywords: dusty plasmas, plasma density, plasma ion acoustic waves
DOI: 10.1109/27.763122
ISSN: 0093-3813
Deposited On: 13 Jul 2014 23:21
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2014 23:21

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page