Accession Number : AD0787034
Title : Effect of Localized Electric Fields on the Evolution of the Velocity Distribution Function.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES PLASMA PHYSICS GROUP
Personal Author(s) : Morales,G. J. ; Lee,Y. C.
Report Date : SEP 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 20
Abstract : The interaction between charged particles and sharply localized fields is investigated. The random particle scattering is described by a Fokker-Planck equation whose time dependent solution exhibits the formation of a highly populated superthermal tail. (Author)
Descriptors : *Plasmas(Physics), *Electric fields, Charged particles, Distribution functions, Turbulence
Subject Categories : Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE