Electric Microfield Distribution in Two-Component Plasmas. Theory and Simulations

  title={Electric Microfield Distribution in Two-Component Plasmas. Theory and Simulations},
  author={Johannes Ortner and Ilya A. Valuev and W.Ebeling},
  journal={Contributions To Plasma Physics},
The distribution of the electric microfield at a charged particle moving in a two-component plasma is calculated. The theoretical approximations are obtained via the parameter integration technique and using the screened pair approximation for the generalized radial distribution function. It is shown that the two-component plasma microfield distribution shows a larger probability of high microfield values than the corresponding distribution of the commonly used OCP model. The theory is checked… 

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