The general dielectric tensor for bi-kappa magnetized plasmas

  title={The general dielectric tensor for bi-kappa magnetized plasmas},
  author={R. Gaelzer and Luiz F. Ziebell and Anelise Ramires Meneses},
  journal={arXiv: Plasma Physics},
In this paper we derive the dielectric tensor for a plasma containing particles described by an anisotropic superthermal (bi-kappa) velocity distribution function. The tensor components are written in terms of the two-variables kappa plasma special functions, recently defined by Gaelzer and Ziebell [Phys. Plasmas 23, 022110 (2016)]. We also obtain various new mathematical properties for these functions, which are useful for the analytical treatment, numerical implementation and evaluation of… 
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