Comment on "A New Class of Exact Solutions of the Vlasov Equation"
Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL,
J. C. Sprott
Department of Physics, University
of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
(Received 6 June 2002; accepted 13 June 2002)
A recent paper obtained a class of exact one-dimensional solutions of
Vlasov-Poisson equations for a one-component plasma in a parabolic
potential well. Here it is shown that a significant class of these
has already been studied and shown to be chaotic.
Rowlands and J. C. Sprott, Phys.
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