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Self-generation of phase coherence in parallel Alfvén turbulence
Earth, Planets and Space volume 57, pagese9–e12(2005)
Nonlinear evolution of Alfvén turbulence is discussed within the framework of the derivative nonlinear Schroedinger equation (DNLS), a subset of the hall-MHD equation set, which includes quasi-parallel propagating right- and left-hand polarized Alfvén wave modes. By numerically time integrating the equation with periodic boundary conditions, we discuss relationship between generation of wave phase coherence and self-organization of the system due to birth of Alfvén solitons.
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Nariyuki, Y., Hada, T. Self-generation of phase coherence in parallel Alfvén turbulence. Earth Planet Sp 57, e9–e12 (2005) doi:10.1186/BF03352580
- Alfvén waves
- complex system