Use of Langmuir probes in a weakly ionized, steady-state plasma with strong magnetic field

Batani, D.; Alba, S.; Lombardi, P.; Galassi, A.
November 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Nov97, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p4043
Academic Journal
Describes the use of Langmuir probes to measure plasma parameters in low density, low temperature plasmas with a strong applied magnetic field. Instrumental and ionic sheath effects; Comparison of experimental results with direct measurements of the electron distribution function in the steady-state toroidal machine 'Thorello.'


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