Plasma Electron Drift in a Magnetic Field with a Velocity Distribution Function

@article{Tonks1937PlasmaED,
  title={Plasma Electron Drift in a Magnetic Field with a Velocity Distribution Function},
  author={Lewi Tonks and William Phelps Allis},
  journal={Physical Review},
  year={1937},
  volume={52},
  pages={710-713}
}
Previous calculations of the drift motion of electrons moving through a gas under the combined action of electric and magnetic fields and concentration gradient have been based upon inexact averaging methods. For electrons which, like arc plasma electrons, have a Maxwell distribution to a first approximation, the first-order correction to the distribution function which arises from drift motion is now calculated. This permits exact averaging of component velocities to be carried out. The… 
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