Polarization evolution of radiation in hot magnetized plasma with dissipation

S.E. Segre, V. Zanza

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Abstract

A formalism is presented for the analysis of polarization evolution in a magnetized plasma with dissipation due to kinetic effects. Such a plasma in addition to the Faraday and Cotton-Mouton effects also presents dichroism, namely anisotropic absorption. As expected this effect is significant near the cyclotron harmonics. © 2005 American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 6
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics of Plasmas
Volume12
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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