Accession Number : AD0716380

Title :   Ion Current from a Collision-Dominated Flowing Plasma to a Cylindrical Electrode Surrounded by a Thin Sheath,

Corporate Author : VICTORIA UNIV (BRITISH COLUMBIA) DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Clements,R. M. ; Smy,P. R.

Report Date : 05 MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Experimental results for the ion current to a cylindrical electrode in a flowing continuum plasma are compared with the currents calculated from a convection-dependent thin-sheath theory obtained by extending the theory of Lam to cover convection rather than diffusion-generated currents. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PLASMA MEDIUM, ELECTRIC CURRENTS), (*PROBES(ELECTROMAGNETIC), PLASMA SHEATHS), IONS, DIFFUSION, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, CANADA

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE