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A note on the formation of large-scale structures in the universe

Shukla, P.K. (2008) A note on the formation of large-scale structures in the universe. Physica Scripta, 77 (6). 068201. ISSN 0031-8949

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Abstract

A general dispersion relation for low-frequency electrostatic waves in a self-gravitating pair ion-dust plasma is derived. The dispersion relation admits two classes of the Jeans instability. The growth rates and thresholds of the latter are obtained. The implication of the present work to the formation of large-scale structures in the dusty universe is highlighted.

Item type: Article
ID code: 19647
Keywords: low-frequency electrostatic waves, instabilities, dispersion relation, Astronomy, Plasma physics. Ionized gases, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Mathematical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics
Subjects: Science > Astronomy
Science > Physics > Plasma physics. Ionized gases
Department: Faculty of Science > Physics
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2010 08:54
Last modified: 21 May 2015 11:47
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/19647

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