Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Modulational instability in magnetic fluids

Authors: S. K. Malik and M. Singh
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 43 (1985), 57-64
MSC: Primary 76W05; Secondary 76E25
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/782256
MathSciNet review: 782256
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Abstract: A weakly nonlinear evolution of two dimensional wave packets on the surface of a magnetic fluid in the presence of a tangential magnetic field is presented taking into account the surface tension. It is shown that the magnetic field has a stabilizing influence on the modulational instability.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/782256
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