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Covariant Constitutive Relations, Landau Damping and Non-Stationary Inhomogeneous Plasmas

By Jonathan Gratus and Robin W. Tucker
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 13, 145-156, 2010
doi:10.2528/PIERM10051310

Abstract

Models of covariant linear electromagnetic constitutive relations are formulated that have wide applicability to the computation of susceptibility tensors for dispersive and inhomogeneous media. A perturbative framework is used to derive a linear constitutive relation for a globally neutral plasma enabling one to describe in this context a generalized Landau damping mechanism for non-stationary inhomogeneous plasma states.

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Jonathan Gratus and Robin W. Tucker, "Covariant Constitutive Relations, Landau Damping and Non-Stationary Inhomogeneous Plasmas," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 13, 145-156, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERM10051310
http://www.jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=10051310

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