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Title: Fluid description of multi-component solar partially ionized plasma

We derive self-consistent formalism for the description of multi-component partially ionized solar plasma, by means of the coupled equations for the charged and neutral components for an arbitrary number of chemical species, and the radiation field. All approximations and assumptions are carefully considered. Generalized Ohm's law is derived for the single-fluid and two-fluid formalism. Our approach is analytical with some order-of-magnitude support calculations. After general equations are developed, we particularize to some frequently considered cases as for the interaction of matter and radiation.
Authors:
; ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, 38205 La Laguna, Tenerife (Spain)
  2. (Spain)
  3. Departament de Física, Universitat de les Illes Balears, E-07122 Palma de Mallorca (Spain)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22303648
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 21; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; APPROXIMATIONS; EQUATIONS; FLUIDS; MATTER; OHM LAW; PLASMA