Mode conversion in cold low-density plasma with a sheared magnetic field

@article{Dodin2017ModeCI,
  title={Mode conversion in cold low-density plasma with a sheared magnetic field},
  author={I. Y. Dodin and D. E. Ruiz and Shin Kubo},
  journal={Physics of Plasmas},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={122116}
}
A theory is proposed that describes mutual conversion of two electromagnetic modes in cold low-density plasma, specifically, in the high-frequency limit where the ion response is negligible. In contrast to the classic (Landau–Zener-type) theory of mode conversion, the region of resonant coupling in low-density plasma is not necessarily narrow, so the coupling matrix cannot be approximated with its first-order Taylor expansion; also, the initial conditions are set up differently. For the case of… 

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