# Transverse force induced by a magnetized wake

@article{Lafleur2019TransverseFI, title={Transverse force induced by a magnetized wake}, author={Trevor Lafleur and Scott D. Baalrud}, journal={Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion}, year={2019}, volume={61} }

The force on a test charge moving through a strongly magnetized plasma is calculated using linear response theory. Strong magnetization is found to generate a component of the force perpendicular to the velocity of the particle in the plane formed by the velocity and magnetic field vectors. This transverse force is generated by an asymmetry with respect to the velocity vector in the induced electrostatic wake potential that is associated with the action of the Lorentz force on the background…

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