Paradoxical nonmonotonic behavior of excitation-rate spatial profiles in bounded plasmas.

@article{Tsendin2005ParadoxicalNB,
  title={Paradoxical nonmonotonic behavior of excitation-rate spatial profiles in bounded plasmas.},
  author={L D Tsendin and Evgeny Anatolyevich Bogdanov and Anatoly A. Kudryavtsev},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2005},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={015001}
}
Paradoxical nonmonotonic behavior of spatial profiles of excitation rates in bounded plasmas have been analyzed. It is shown that the effect is related to the nonlocal character of the electron distribution function.