Communications in Mathematical Sciences
Volume 1 (2003)
Incompressible Euler and E-MHD as scaling limits of the Vlasov-Maxwell system
Pages: 437 – 447
We consider two different asymptotic limits of the Vlasov-Maxwell system describing a quasineutral plasma with a uniform ionic background. In the first case, as the magnetic field is preserved in the limiting process, we obtain the so-called electron magnetohydrodynamics equations. In the second case, we obtain the incompressible Euler equations with no more magnetic field left.