Effect of Localized Electric Fields on the Evolution of the Velocity Distribution Function.
CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES PLASMA PHYSICS GROUP
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The interaction between charged particles and sharply localized fields is investigated. The random particle scattering is described by a Fokker-Planck equation whose time dependent solution exhibits the formation of a highly populated superthermal tail. Author
- Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics