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Title: Response to 'Comment on 'Magnetic field effects on gas discharge plasmas'' [Phys. Plasmas 13, 063511 (2006)]

Abstract

It is well known that the plasma equations, with or without a magnetic field present, have a singularity at the point where the ions reach the ion sound speed. In his comment to our paper, J. E. Allen [Phys. Plasmas 14, 024701 (2007)] tries to explain that phenomenon by claiming that the Boltzmann electron distribution must hold near the boundary even for magnetized plasmas. His claim, however, contradicts the theoretical and numerical results of our paper, the results he seems to agree with.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610 (United States)
  2. (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20974856
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 14; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2435974; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; BOUNDARY LAYERS; ELECTRIC DISCHARGES; ELECTRONS; EQUATIONS; IONS; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS; PLASMA; SINGULARITY

Citation Formats

Sternberg, Natalia, Godyak, Valery, Hoffman, Daniel, OSRAM Sylvania, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915, and Applied Material, Sunnyvale, California 94086. Response to 'Comment on 'Magnetic field effects on gas discharge plasmas'' [Phys. Plasmas 13, 063511 (2006)]. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2435974.
Sternberg, Natalia, Godyak, Valery, Hoffman, Daniel, OSRAM Sylvania, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915, & Applied Material, Sunnyvale, California 94086. Response to 'Comment on 'Magnetic field effects on gas discharge plasmas'' [Phys. Plasmas 13, 063511 (2006)]. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2435974.
Sternberg, Natalia, Godyak, Valery, Hoffman, Daniel, OSRAM Sylvania, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915, and Applied Material, Sunnyvale, California 94086. Thu . "Response to 'Comment on 'Magnetic field effects on gas discharge plasmas'' [Phys. Plasmas 13, 063511 (2006)]". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2435974.
@article{osti_20974856,
title = {Response to 'Comment on 'Magnetic field effects on gas discharge plasmas'' [Phys. Plasmas 13, 063511 (2006)]},
author = {Sternberg, Natalia and Godyak, Valery and Hoffman, Daniel and OSRAM Sylvania, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915 and Applied Material, Sunnyvale, California 94086},
abstractNote = {It is well known that the plasma equations, with or without a magnetic field present, have a singularity at the point where the ions reach the ion sound speed. In his comment to our paper, J. E. Allen [Phys. Plasmas 14, 024701 (2007)] tries to explain that phenomenon by claiming that the Boltzmann electron distribution must hold near the boundary even for magnetized plasmas. His claim, however, contradicts the theoretical and numerical results of our paper, the results he seems to agree with.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2435974},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
number = 2,
volume = 14,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}