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Title: A physical model of radiated enhancement of plasma-surrounded antenna

Abstract

A phenomenon that the radiated power may be enhanced when an antenna is surrounded by a finite plasma shell has been found in numerical and experimental studies. In this paper, a physical model was built to express the mechanism of the radiated enhancement. In this model, the plasma shell is treated as a parallel connection of a capacitance and a conductance whose parameters change with the system parameters (plasma density, collision frequency, and antenna frequency). So, the radiated enhancement can be explained by the resonance between the plasma shell and the infinite free space. Furthermore, the effects of system parameters on the radiated power are given and effects corresponding to mechanisms are performed based on the physical model.

Authors:
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  1. Harbin Institute of Technology, 92 West Dazhi Street, Nan Gang District, 150001 Harbin (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22303658
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physics of Plasmas
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 21; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1070-664X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ANTENNAS; CAPACITANCE; PLASMA DENSITY; RESONANCE

Citation Formats

Gao, Xiaotian, Wang, Chunsheng, E-mail: wangcs@hit.edu.cn, Jiang, Binhao, and Zhang, Zhonglin. A physical model of radiated enhancement of plasma-surrounded antenna. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4895485.
Gao, Xiaotian, Wang, Chunsheng, E-mail: wangcs@hit.edu.cn, Jiang, Binhao, & Zhang, Zhonglin. A physical model of radiated enhancement of plasma-surrounded antenna. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4895485.
Gao, Xiaotian, Wang, Chunsheng, E-mail: wangcs@hit.edu.cn, Jiang, Binhao, and Zhang, Zhonglin. Mon . "A physical model of radiated enhancement of plasma-surrounded antenna". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4895485.
@article{osti_22303658,
title = {A physical model of radiated enhancement of plasma-surrounded antenna},
author = {Gao, Xiaotian and Wang, Chunsheng, E-mail: wangcs@hit.edu.cn and Jiang, Binhao and Zhang, Zhonglin},
abstractNote = {A phenomenon that the radiated power may be enhanced when an antenna is surrounded by a finite plasma shell has been found in numerical and experimental studies. In this paper, a physical model was built to express the mechanism of the radiated enhancement. In this model, the plasma shell is treated as a parallel connection of a capacitance and a conductance whose parameters change with the system parameters (plasma density, collision frequency, and antenna frequency). So, the radiated enhancement can be explained by the resonance between the plasma shell and the infinite free space. Furthermore, the effects of system parameters on the radiated power are given and effects corresponding to mechanisms are performed based on the physical model.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4895485},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
issn = {1070-664X},
number = 9,
volume = 21,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {9}
}