Proof of a conjecture of Morrison and Pfirsch
A necessary and sufficient condition for the existence of negative-energy modes in a plasma described by the Vlasov-Maxwell system is derived from an expression of Morrison and Pfirsch for the second variation of the free-energy of a steady state solution.
Bibliographic Reference: Report: IPP 6/294 EN (1990) 5 pp.
Availability: Available from Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, 8046 Garching bei München (DE)
Record Number: 199011828 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
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