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Spontaneous generation of magnetic field in an imploding plasma

  • S. K. H. Auluck (a1)

Abstract

Spontaneous generation of an axial magnetic field is predicted when the usually neglected centripetal acceleration term is properly taken into account in the two-fluid equations of motion for a cylindrically symmetric imploding plasma. An order-of-magnitude calculation is presented to illustrate spontaneous generation of a reversed-field configuration in a plasma imploded by a metallic liner.

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Spontaneous generation of magnetic field in an imploding plasma

  • S. K. H. Auluck (a1)

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