Accession Number : ADA329904

Title :   Waves in Plasma Sheaths and at Boundaries: Theory and Computer Experiments

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 94-30 Sep 97

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY ELECTRONICS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Birdsall, Charles K. ; Cartwright, Keith

PDF Url : ADA329904

Report Date : 19 SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The goal of the research is to find the mechanisms in the presheath, sheath, and wall region that reflect, transmit, and absorb ion acoustic waves. Ion waves are observed to propagate from the bulk plasma into and completely through the sheath to the wall.

Descriptors :   *PLASMA SHEATHS, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, IONS, ACOUSTIC WAVES.

Subject Categories : Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE