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Literary linguistics: Open Access research in English language

Strathprints makes available Open Access scholarly outputs by English Studies at Strathclyde. Particular research specialisms include literary linguistics, the study of literary texts using techniques drawn from linguistics and cognitive science.

The team also demonstrates research expertise in Renaissance studies, researching Renaissance literature, the history of ideas and language and cultural history. English hosts the Centre for Literature, Culture & Place which explores literature and its relationships with geography, space, landscape, travel, architecture, and the environment.

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Neutrino driven streaming instabilities in a dense plasma

Silva, L. O. and Bingham, R. and Dawson, J. M. and Mendonça, J. T. and Shukla, P. K. (1999) Neutrino driven streaming instabilities in a dense plasma. Physical Review Letters, 83 (14). pp. 2703-2706. ISSN 0031-9007

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Abstract

The nonlinear self-consistent propagation of neutrinos in a dense plasma is described using the relativistic kinetic equations for neutrinos and electrons. The general nonlinear dispersion relation for a neutrino fluid coupled with a plasma is derived. For scenarios close to realistic astrophysical conditions, neutrino driven streaming instabilities can develop, with growth rates which scale with the Fermi constant GF, thus leading to significant energy transfer from the neutrinos to the plasma.