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Quantum Effects on the Rayleigh-Taylor Instability of Viscoelastic Plasma Model through a Porous Medium

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The stability of stratified of incompressible, viscoelastic plasma through a porous medium in the presence of the quantum mechanism is considered. The dispersion relation is obtained using the normal mode technique. The behavior of growth rate with respect to the quantum effect, strain retardation time and stress relaxation time are examined in the presence of porosity of the porous medium, the medium permeability, kinematic viscosity. It is shown that, the presence of quantum term stabilizes a certain wave number band, whereas the system is unstable for all wave numbers in the absence of quantum term. The considered parameters beside the quantum term will bring about more stability on the considered system.

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G. Hoshoudy, "Quantum Effects on the Rayleigh-Taylor Instability of Viscoelastic Plasma Model through a Porous Medium," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 2 No. 10, 2011, pp. 1146-1155. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2011.210142.

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