Physics of Alfvén Waves

@inproceedings{Chen2014PhysicsOA,
  title={Physics of Alfv{\'e}n Waves},
  author={L. Chen and F. Zonca},
  year={2014}
}
Alfven waves discovered by Hannes Alfven (1942, Nature 150 405) are fundamental electromagnetic oscillations prevalent in magnetically confined plasmas existing in the nature and laboratories. Alfven waves play important roles in the heating, stability, and transport of magnetized plasmas. The anisotropic nearly incompressible shear Alfven wave is particularly interesting since, due to inhomogeneities and geometries in realistic plasmas, its wave spectra consist of both the regular discrete and… Expand
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