Relativistic MagnetoIonic Theory for Drifting Plasma in Longitudinal Direction
Abstract
The magnetoionic theory for drifting plasma at large drift velocities is discussed by using Einstein's special theory of relativity and the Lorentz transformation, for the case where the drift velocity, the static magnetic field, and the electromagnetic wave propagation are all in the same longitudinal direction. It is shown that the algebraic equation thus found for the refractive index is identical with the one found previously in the firstorder approximation for small drift velocities.
 Publication:

Physical Review
 Pub Date:
 June 1966
 DOI:
 10.1103/PhysRev.146.92
 Bibcode:
 1966PhRv..146...92U