Spectrum of a vlasov-fokker-planck operator - II

S. Paveri-Fontana, B. L. Willis, P. F. Zweifel

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We show the possibility of collisional rest stabilization of a marginally linearly unstable Vlasov plasma by evaluating a simplified linearized Fokker-Planck collision term in the Vlasov equation, and studying the point spectrum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-147
Number of pages11
JournalTransport Theory and Statistical Physics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Transportation
  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Applied Mathematics


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