Alfvén wave

noun

Definition of Alfvén wave 

: a transverse electromagnetic wave that propagates along the lines of force in a magnetized plasma

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First Known Use of Alfvén wave

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alfvén wave

after Hannes Alfvén †1995 Swedish astrophysicist

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