Resonant Mode Conversion of Alfvén Waves to Kinetic Alfvén Waves in an Inhomogeneous Plasma
Authors: L. Xiang, L. Chen, and D. J. Wu
2019 The Astrophysical Journal88161.
Provider: AAS Journals
Caption: Figure 4.
Maximal strength of the excited KAW vs. ky/kz for kyρi = 0.01 (left) and kzρi = 0.01 (right), where the lines correspond to α = 20°, 50°, 80°, 85°, and 90°, respectively. Other plasma parameters are κρi = 0.005, Ti/Te = 1, and kzvA/ω = 0.3.