Particle Simulation of Potential Formation due to Local ECR along Diverging Magnetic - Field Lines

  • K Toshiro, ISHIGURO Seijir, HATAKEYAMA Rikizo, SATO Noriyoshi

Abstract

Plasma potential formation due to local electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) along diverging magnetic-field lines is investigated by using a two-and-a-half dimensional particle simulation. When an electromagnetic wave for ECR is applied to a plasma flow, a potential drop in the downstream region from the ECR point is enhanced. In the case of the small wave… (More)

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