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Nonlinear Stability and Instability of Plasma Boundary Layers

  title={Nonlinear Stability and Instability of Plasma Boundary Layers},
  author={Masahiro Suzuki and Masahiro Takayama and Katherine Zhiyuan Zhang},
We investigate the formation of a plasma boundary layer (sheath) by considering the Vlasov–Poisson system on a half-line with the completely absorbing boundary condition. In [54], the solvability of the stationary problem is studied. In this paper, we study the nonlinear stability and instability of these stationary solutions of the Vlasov–Poisson system. 



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