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Attractive interaction between ions inside a quantum plasma structure

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Dvornikov, Maxim [1, 2, 3, 4]
Total Authors: 1
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Phys, BR-05314970 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Natl Res Tomsk State Univ, Fac Phys, Tomsk 634050 - Russia
[3] Pushkov Inst Terr Magnetism Ionosphere & Radiowav, IZMIRAN, Moscow 142190 - Russia
[4] Australian Natl Univ, Res Sch Phys & Engn, Nonlinear Phys Ctr, Canberra, ACT 2601 - Australia
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF PLASMA PHYSICS; v. 81, n. 3 JUN 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 2

We construct the model of a quantum spherically symmetric plasma structure based on radial oscillations of ions. We suppose that ions are involved in ion-acoustic plasma oscillations. We find the exact solution of the Schrodinger equation for an ion moving in the self-consistent oscillatory potential of an ion-acoustic wave. The system of ions is secondly quantized and its ground state is constructed. Then, we consider the interaction between ions by the exchange of an acoustic wave. It is shown that this interaction can be attractive. We describe the formation of pairs of ions inside a plasma structure and demonstrate that such a plasmoid can exist in a dense astrophysical medium corresponding to the outer core of a neutron star (NS). (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50309-2 - Collective neutrino oscillationsin various external fields.
Grantee:Maxim Dvornikov
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctoral