Wake effects of a stationary charged grain in streaming magnetized ions.

  title={Wake effects of a stationary charged grain in streaming magnetized ions.},
  author={Sita Sundar},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={98 2-1},
  • S. Sundar
  • Published 1 May 2018
  • Physics
  • Physical review. E
A systematic numerical study of wake potential and ion density distribution of a single grain in flowing ions under the influence of a magnetic field applied along the flow is presented. A strong magnetic field introduces ion focus depletion behind grains, facilitating the entrance of electrons far in the downstream towards the grain. It is shown that the magnetic field suppresses the amplitude of the wake potential and modifies the ion density distribution substantially. The wake peak… 

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