M. TORNEY a1, C. MARMOLINO a2, U. DE ANGELIS a3, A. FORLANI a3andR. BINGHAM a1a4 a1 Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK (firstname.lastname@example.org) a2 Dipartimento S.T.A.T, Università del Molise, Italy a3 Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Università di Napoli, Italy a4 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, UK
A dispersion relation is derived detailing the effect of a population of charged dust grains on the growth of lower-hybrid waves excited by a ring distribution of ions in a plasma. Numerical solutions show that the instability can be enhanced or reduced depending on the parameter regime.
(Published Online July 22 2005) (Received May 27 2004) (Revised June 17 2004) (Accepted June 18 2004)