Advanced Dectector Development, Laboratory Simulations, Diagnostic Development, and Data Analysis on Wake Physics
Scientific Rept. no 1
NORTHEASTERN UNIV BOSTON MA DEPT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
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We have developed a theoretical analysis of the current scaling issues of a negatively biased probe in a plasma wake. The theoretical assumptions have been analyzed qualitatively and quantitatively by the use of the POLAR computer code. For a plasma with a constant beam energy, the analysis shows that the I-V collection characteristics are unaffected by Mach number variations for Mach numbers above the value of two. For the same case, the current was found to scale with the 37 power of the density.
- Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors
- Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
- Electricity and Magnetism