Current–voltage characteristic of a partially ionized plasma in cylindrical geometry

@article{Lebowitz1996CurrentvoltageCO,
  title={Current–voltage characteristic of a partially ionized plasma in cylindrical geometry},
  author={Joel L Lebowitz and Alexander Rokhlenko},
  journal={Physics of Plasmas},
  year={1996},
  volume={3},
  pages={4229-4238}
}
The properties of a partially ionized plasma in a long cylindrical tube subject to a uniform axial electric field are investigated. The plasma is maintained by an external ionizing source balanced by bulk and surface recombinations. Collisions between neutrals, whose density greatly exceeds the density of charged particles, and of neutrals with ions, are sufficiently effective for their velocity distribution to be close to a Maxwellian with the same uniform temperature, independent of the… 
1 Citations
Study of electrical resistivity and thermal conductivity into neutral plasma
The major portion of the bulk plasma in magnetospheric space, interplanetary plasma belts and the solar winds contain neutral particles. Evidently these neutral particles undergo binary collisions

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 30 REFERENCES
Electron velocity distribution in a weakly ionized plasma with an external electric field
The velocity distribution f(v) of the electron component of a weakly ionized plasma is investigated in a spatially homogeneous external electric field E. Both static and time‐dependent E are
Theory of a steady-state nonisothermal positive column in a magnetic field.
The steady state of a nonisothermal cylindrical discharge in a longitudinal magnetic field is described by three moment equations in the plasma approximation for electrons and ions. Volume generation
Removal of singularities in the hydrodynamic description of plasmas including space-charge effects, several species of ions and non-vanishing ion temperature
The hydrodynamic or gas-dynamic theory of plasmas including space-charge effects and several species of ions involves singular points within the plasma if the pressure and inertia of the charged
Electrical characteristics and electron heating mechanism of an inductively coupled argon discharge
The external electrical characteristics of inductively coupled argon RF discharges at 13.56 MHz have been measured over a wide range of power at gas pressures ranging from 3 mTorr to 3 Torr. External
Introduction to Plasma Physics
1. Introduction.- Occurrence of Plasmas in Nature.- Definition of Plasma.- Concept of Temperature.- Debye Shielding.- The Plasma Parameter.- Criteria for Plasmas.- Applications of Plasma Physics.- 2.
Nonunique stationary states in driven collisional systems with application to plasmas.
TLDR
It is proved that when the non-linear terms dominate, f( v; t) is kept close to a Maxwellian distribution M(v; u(t); e(t) satisfying a system of nonlinear equations { the \hydrodynamic" equations.
Phys.Rev. E
  • Phys.Rev. E
  • 1995
Electron transport in helium-rare-gas mixtures.
Experimental evidence on the nonlocality of the electron distribution function.
  • Kortshagen
  • Physics
    Physical review. E, Statistical physics, plasmas, fluids, and related interdisciplinary topics
  • 1994
Phys.Rev. E
  • Phys.Rev. E
  • 1994
...
1
2
3
...