TITLE

The Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in a plasma with negatively charged dust

AUTHOR(S)
Luo, Q. Z.; D'Angelo, N.; Merlino, R. L.
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Jan2001, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The effect of negatively charged dust on the Kelvin-Helmholtz (parallel velocity shear) instability is investigated experimentally in a magnetized cesium plasma. The dust generally has a stabilizing effect on the instability, although, in some cases, the addition of negatively charged dust into the plasma results in a slight increase in the instability fluctuation amplitude. The results are in general agreement with theoretical predictions. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4716218

 

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