Articles | Volume 5, issue 2
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 5, 105–110, 1998
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-5-105-1998
Nonlin. Processes Geophys., 5, 105–110, 1998
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-5-105-1998

  30 Jun 1998

30 Jun 1998

Three-wave coupling in a stratified MHD plasma

P. Axelsson P. Axelsson
  • Department of Plasma Physics, Umeå University, S-90187 Umeå, Sweden

Abstract. A general coupling coefficient for three wave interactions in an ideal MHD plasma is presented. Using a special stratified background atmosphere, an explicit symmetric form of the coupling coefficient is derived.