TITLE

Ion thermal double layers in a pair-ion warm magnetized plasma containing charged dust impurities

AUTHOR(S)
El-Labany, S. K.; El-Bedwehy, N. A.; El-Shamy, E. F.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Jun2009, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p063706
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this paper the formation and the dynamics of ion thermal double layers (ITDLs) in a magnetized plasma, composed of positive and negative ions as well as a fraction of stationary charged (positive or negative) dust impurities have been studied. Using plasma hydrodynamics and Poisson equations for the two ion species, a modified Zakharov–Kuznetsov equation has been derived. The effects of the external magnetic field, the concentration of charged dust impurities, and the negative to positive ion temperature ratio on the ITDLs structure are investigated.
ACCESSION #
42961110

 

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