Accession Number : ADA180976

Title :   A Note on Bohm Diffusion.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Lau,Y. Y.

Report Date : 20 APR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : It is shown that instabilities in the Debye sheaths of a magnetized plasma may lead to a diffusion coefficient of the Bohm type. Keywords: Plasma; Diffusion; Sheath; Instabilities.

Descriptors :   *PLASMA SHEATHS, DIFFUSION COEFFICIENT, MAGNETIZATION, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), FREE ENERGY

Subject Categories : Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE