Accession Number:

AD0716380

Title:

Ion Current from a Collision-Dominated Flowing Plasma to a Cylindrical Electrode Surrounded by a Thin Sheath,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

VICTORIA UNIV (BRITISH COLUMBIA) DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-03-05

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Experimental results for the ion current to a cylindrical electrode in a flowing continuum plasma are compared with the currents calculated from a convection-dependent thin-sheath theory obtained by extending the theory of Lam to cover convection rather than diffusion-generated currents. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE