Nondispersive electromagnetic beams in plasmas
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Revised: 12 June 2003
Published online: 9 September 2003
We prove that different modes of nondispersive electromagnetic beams can propagate in a stationary isotropic plasma. But, a stationary plasma in a uniform magnetic field may only support a mode at frequencies less than the angular cyclotron frequency.
PACS: 43.20.Bi – Mathematical theory of wave propagation / 41.20.Jb – Electromagnetic wave propagation; radiowave propagation / 52.35.Hr – Electromagnetic waves (e.g., electron-cyclotron, Whistler, Bernstein, upper hybrid, lower hybrid)
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