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Title: Preliminary results from a laboratory study of charging mechanisms in a dusty plasma

Abstract

A laboratory investigation has been developed to experimentally study the interaction of micron sized particles with plasmas and electromagnetic radiation. The intent is to investigate under what conditions particles of various compositions and sizes become charged, or discharged, while exposed to an electron beam. Primary emphasis in this report is on secondary emission of electrons. Preliminary results are presented.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama 35899 (United States)
  2. Space Sciences Laboratory, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center MSFC, Alabama 35812 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21202205
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 446; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 7. workshop on the physics of dusty plasmas, Boulder, CO (United States), 6-9 Apr 1998; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.56687; (c) 1998 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; BEAM-PLASMA SYSTEMS; ELECTRIC CHARGES; ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; ELECTRON BEAMS; ELECTRON EMISSION; ELECTRONS; PARTICLES; PLASMA; PLASMA IMPURITIES; SECONDARY EMISSION

Citation Formats

Venturini, Catherine C., Comfort, Richard H., and Spann, James F. Preliminary results from a laboratory study of charging mechanisms in a dusty plasma. United States: N. p., 1998. Web. doi:10.1063/1.56687.
Venturini, Catherine C., Comfort, Richard H., & Spann, James F. Preliminary results from a laboratory study of charging mechanisms in a dusty plasma. United States. doi:10.1063/1.56687.
Venturini, Catherine C., Comfort, Richard H., and Spann, James F. Wed . "Preliminary results from a laboratory study of charging mechanisms in a dusty plasma". United States. doi:10.1063/1.56687.
@article{osti_21202205,
title = {Preliminary results from a laboratory study of charging mechanisms in a dusty plasma},
author = {Venturini, Catherine C. and Comfort, Richard H. and Spann, James F.},
abstractNote = {A laboratory investigation has been developed to experimentally study the interaction of micron sized particles with plasmas and electromagnetic radiation. The intent is to investigate under what conditions particles of various compositions and sizes become charged, or discharged, while exposed to an electron beam. Primary emphasis in this report is on secondary emission of electrons. Preliminary results are presented.},
doi = {10.1063/1.56687},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 446,
place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {10}
}