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Compressional magnetoacoustic waves in a quantum dusty magnetoplasma

Shukla, P.K. (2008) Compressional magnetoacoustic waves in a quantum dusty magnetoplasma. Journal of Plasma Physics, 74. pp. 107-110. ISSN 0022-3778

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Abstract

The linear dispersion relation for compressional magnetoacoustic waves in a quantum magnetoplasma is derived, taking into account the quantum Bohm potential and the magnetization of electrons due to the electron-1/2 spin effect. It is found that the quantum forces produce the wave dispersion at quantum scales, which depend on the external magnetic field strength.