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