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dc.contributor.authorSchreiner, Cedric
dc.contributor.authorSpanier, Felix
dc.contributor.authorVainio, Rami
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-17T13:40:16Z
dc.date.available2018-04-17T13:40:16Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citationSchreiner, C. et al. 2018. Analytical treatment of particle motion in circularly polarized slab-mode wave fields. Journal of plasma physics, 84(1): Article no 905840104. [https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022377817001015]en_US
dc.identifier.issn0022-3778
dc.identifier.issn1469-7807 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/26766
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1017/S0022377817001015
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-plasma-physics/article/analytical-treatment-of-particle-motion-in-circularly-polarized-slabmode-wave-fields/90F1007351EEF0C224564C13EF0B4B41
dc.description.abstractWave–particle interaction is a key process in particle diffusion in collisionless plasmas. We look into the interaction of single plasma waves with individual particles and discuss under which circumstances this is a chaotic process, leading to diffusion. We derive the equations of motion for a particle in the fields of a magnetostatic, circularly polarized, monochromatic wave and show that no chaotic particle motion can arise under such circumstances. A novel and exact analytic solution for the equations is presented. Additional plasma waves lead to a breakdown of the analytic solution and chaotic particle trajectories become possible. We demonstrate this effect by considering a linearly polarized, monochromatic wave, which can be seen as the superposition of two circularly polarized waves. Test particle simulations are provided to illustrate and expand our analytical considerationsen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherCambridge Univ Pressen_US
dc.subjectPlasma simulationen_US
dc.subjectPlasma wavesen_US
dc.titleAnalytical treatment of particle motion in circularly polarized slab-mode wave fieldsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.researchID25161814 - Spanier, Felix Alexander


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