Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2017, Page: 142-148
Second Order Statistical Moments of the Power Spectrum of Ionospheric Scintillation
Jandieri George, Physics Dept., Georgian Technical University, GTU, Tbilisi, Georgia
Diasamidze Zhuzhuna, Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, BASU, Batumi, Georgia
Diazamidze Mzia, Batumi State Maritime Academy, Batumi, Georgia
Takidze Irma, Batumi State Maritime Academy, Batumi, Georgia
Received: Apr. 6, 2017;       Accepted: Apr. 17, 2017;       Published: Oct. 31, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/      View  2939      Downloads  180
Paper considers some aspects of the relationship between scintillation level of scattered radiation and anisotropic plasma irregularities in the collision turbulent magnetized plasma. Analytical calculations are carried out using modify smooth perturbation method taking into account both diffraction effects and polarization coefficients of both ordinary and extraordinary waves. Correlation function and the wave structure function of the phase fluctuations are obtained for arbitrary correlation function of electron density fluctuations. Analytical and numerical calculations of the second order statistical moments are carried out for the anisotropic Gaussian correlation function taking into account both anisotropy factor and the inclination angle of the elongated plasma irregularities with respect to the external magnetic field. Scintillation level and the power spectrum of the intensity fluctuations are analyzed for different parameters characterizing anisotropic irregularities.
Turbulence, Ionosphere, Irregularities, Magnetized Plasma
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Jandieri George, Diasamidze Zhuzhuna, Diazamidze Mzia, Takidze Irma, Second Order Statistical Moments of the Power Spectrum of Ionospheric Scintillation, Earth Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 6, 2017, pp. 142-148. doi: 10.11648/
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