Potential distribution around a charged dust grain in an electronegative plasma
2010 (English)In: JOURNAL OF PLASMA PHYSICS, ISSN 0022-3778, Vol. 76, 673-676 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The potential distribution around a charged dust grain in an electronegative plasma is obtained by using the appropriate dielectric susceptibilities for the Boltzmann distributed electrons and negative ions, and for the inertial positive ions that are streaming from the bulk plasma into the electronegative plasma sheath. The existence of oscillatory ion wakefields is shown. Positive ions are trapped/focused in the ion wakefields, and subsequently the negative dust particles are attracted to each other, forming ordered dust structures.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cambridge University Press , 2010. Vol. 76, 673-676 p.
National CategoryEngineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-60697DOI: 10.1017/S0022377810000267ISI: 000282397900002OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-60697DiVA: diva2:359870
P K Shukla and Lennart Stenflo, Potential distribution around a charged dust grain in an electronegative plasma, 2010, JOURNAL OF PLASMA PHYSICS, (76), 673-676.
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