Stream instabilities in relativistically hot plasma

Дата и время публикации : 2011-04-04T10:32:58Z

Авторы публикации и институты :
Rashid Shaisultanov
Yuri Lyubarsky
David Eichler

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Коментарии к cтатье: 10 pages, 6 figures
Первичная категория: astro-ph.HE

Все категории : astro-ph.HE, physics.plasm-ph

Краткий обзор статьи: The instabilities of relativistic ion beams in a relativistically hot electron background are derived for general propagation angles. It is shown that the Weibel instability in the direction perpendicular to the streaming direction is the fastest growing mode, and probably the first to appear, consistent with the aligned filaments that are seen in PIC simulations. Oblique, quasiperpendicular modes grow almost as fast, as the growth rate varies only moderately with angle, and they may distort or corrugate the filaments after the perpendicular mode saturates.

Category: Physics