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Title: Propagation of electromagnetic wave in dusty plasma and the influence of dust size distribution

Abstract

The effect of charged dust particle and their size distribution on the propagation of electromagnetic wave in a dusty plasma is investigated. It is shown that the additional collision mechanism provided by charged dust particles can significantly alter the electromagnetic properties of a plasma, leading to the appearance of attenuation of electromagnetic wave through dusty plasma. The attenuation coefficient mainly depends on the dust density, radius, and the charge numbers on the dust surface. The results described here will be used to enhance understanding of electromagnetic wave propagation processed in space and laboratory dusty plasma.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]; ;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin (China)
  2. (CRIRP), Beijing (China)
  3. China Research Institute of Radio Wave Propagation (CRIRP), Beijing (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22600064
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 23; Journal Issue: 7; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ATTENUATION; COLLISIONS; DISTRIBUTION; DUSTS; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; PARTICLES; PLASMA; PLASMA DENSITY; SURFACES; WAVE PROPAGATION

Citation Formats

Li, Hui, China Research Institute of Radio Wave Propagation, Wu, Jian, Zhou, Zhongxiang, and Yuan, Chengxun. Propagation of electromagnetic wave in dusty plasma and the influence of dust size distribution. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4956446.
Li, Hui, China Research Institute of Radio Wave Propagation, Wu, Jian, Zhou, Zhongxiang, & Yuan, Chengxun. Propagation of electromagnetic wave in dusty plasma and the influence of dust size distribution. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4956446.
Li, Hui, China Research Institute of Radio Wave Propagation, Wu, Jian, Zhou, Zhongxiang, and Yuan, Chengxun. 2016. "Propagation of electromagnetic wave in dusty plasma and the influence of dust size distribution". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4956446.
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title = {Propagation of electromagnetic wave in dusty plasma and the influence of dust size distribution},
author = {Li, Hui and China Research Institute of Radio Wave Propagation and Wu, Jian and Zhou, Zhongxiang and Yuan, Chengxun},
abstractNote = {The effect of charged dust particle and their size distribution on the propagation of electromagnetic wave in a dusty plasma is investigated. It is shown that the additional collision mechanism provided by charged dust particles can significantly alter the electromagnetic properties of a plasma, leading to the appearance of attenuation of electromagnetic wave through dusty plasma. The attenuation coefficient mainly depends on the dust density, radius, and the charge numbers on the dust surface. The results described here will be used to enhance understanding of electromagnetic wave propagation processed in space and laboratory dusty plasma.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4956446},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
number = 7,
volume = 23,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 7
}
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