Alfvén wave

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Alfvén wave

(æˈvɛn)
n
(General Physics) a generally transverse magnetohydrodynamic wave that is propagated in a plasma
[C20: after Hannes Olaf Gösta Alfvén]
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Furthermore, the development of magnetohydrodynamics at just about this time, by the Swedish astronomer Hannes Olof Gosta Alfven (b.