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Electron acoustic super solitary waves in a magnetized plasma

  • T. Kamalam (a1), S. V. Steffy (a1) and S. S. Ghosh (a1)
Abstract

An electron acoustic super solitary wave has been derived using the Sagdeev pseudopotential technique for a four component magnetized plasma consisting of the beam and bulk fluid electrons and two ions with Maxwell Boltzmann distributions. This is the first theoretical report of a super solitary wave in a magnetized plasma which has no direct association with the singularity of the pseudopotential. It shows a narrow and spiky subwell near the low potential which causes the lateral inversion of the wiggle for the bipolar electric field vis-á-vis the unmagnetized plasma. An analytical formalism was developed to identify these novel kinds of super solitary waves and their transition processes have been characterized. It was observed that the super solitary wave is directly influenced by the singularity of the pseudopotential lying in the vicinity of the solution. The first ever prediction of the electron acoustic super solitary wave raises the possibility of its application to the interpretation of the satellite observations of the electrostatic field data.

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