Accession Number:

AD0729253

Title:

A Note on Electron Currents in a Monotonic Shock Wave.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1971-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

It is shown that the electron current from the E x B drift is necessarily the dominant current in a monotonic cross-field shock wave in a plasma, regardless of Mach number or plasma beta. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE