Plasma heat pump and heat engine

Avinash, K.
August 2010
Physics of Plasmas;Aug2010, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p082105
Academic Journal
A model system where cold charged particles are locally confined in a volume VP within a warm plasma of volume V (VP


Related Articles

  • Investigation of photoplasma that is configured in an electrostatic extractor having high-temperature electrodes. Majumder, A.; Jana, B.; Kathar, P. T.; Das, A. K.; Mago, V. K. // European Physical Journal D -- Atoms, Molecules, Clusters & Opti;Apr2010, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p383 

    In the present work we report the investigation of photoplasma in a high temperature electrostatic extractor. The extractor can operate at temperatures ~900 K, at electric field ~200 V/cm and in an environment where there is metal vapor and photon flux. It is used concurrently with another vapor...

  • A numerical matching technique for linear resistive magnetohydrodynamics modes. Furukawa, M.; Tokuda, S.; Zheng, L.-J. // Physics of Plasmas;May2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p052502 

    A new numerical matching technique for linear stability analysis of resistive magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) modes is developed. The solution to the resistive reduced MHD equations in an inner layer with a finite width is matched onto the solution to the inertialess ideal MHD or the Newcomb equation...

  • Large amplitude relativistic plasma waves. Coffey, Timothy // Physics of Plasmas;May2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p052303 

    Relativistic, longitudinal plasma oscillations are studied for the case of a simple water bag distribution of electrons having cylindrical symmetry in momentum space with the axis of the cylinder parallel to the velocity of wave propagation. The plasma is required to obey the relativistic...

  • Dust confinement in anodic plasmas. Piel, A.; Trottenberg, T.; Block, D. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2005, Vol. 799 Issue 1, p193 

    Experiments on dust confinement in a magnetized plasma region in front of a small positively biased electrode are analyzed. The axial confinement of d = 1μm particles can be quantitatively decribed by a balance of ion drag and electric field force. Radial confinement is due to strong electric...

  • Plasma in a metal layer exposed to an RF electric field. Latyshev, A. V.; Yushkanov, A. A. // Technical Physics;May2008, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p562 

    The response of electrons in a metal layer (sheet) to a variable electric field normal to the surface is studied under resonance conditions, i.e., when the frequency of the field is close to the plasma oscillation frequency. The electromagnetic field energy absorbed in the sheet is calculated.

  • Hot plasma and nonlinear effects in inductive discharges. Godyak, V.A.; Piejak, R.B. // Physics of Plasmas;May99, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p1804 

    Highlights advances in the physics of low pressure inductively coupled plasma where the interaction of an electromagnetic field with electrons is governed by electron thermal motion rather than electron-atom collisions. Direct measurement of the radio-frequency electric field; Current density...

  • Concentric-roll pattern in a dielectric barrier discharge in air. Dong, L. F.; Yue, H.; He, Y. F.; Fan, W. L.; Xiao, H.; Chen, J. Y.; Bai, Z. G. // Physics of Plasmas;Aug2010, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p082302 

    Concentric-roll pattern in a dielectric barrier discharge in air at pd value 29.3 hPa cm is observed in the presence of circular boundary and studied by an optical method for the first time. The weak correlation between microdischarges in concentric-roll patterns indicates that the concentric...

  • Quasielectrostatic whistler wave radiation from the hot electron emission of a laser-produced plasma. Vincena, Stephen; Gekelman, Walter; Van Zeeland, M. A.; Maggs, James; Collette, Andrew // Physics of Plasmas;Jul2008, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p072114 

    Measurements are presented of radiated wave electric fields which result from the creation of a dense, laser-produced plasma within a large, uniform background magnetoplasma. The radiated field patterns are consistent for waves propagating along the quasielectrostatic branch of the whistler wave...

  • On focusing of a ring ripple on a Gaussian electromagnetic beam in a plasma. Misra, Shikha; Mishra, S. K. // Physics of Plasmas;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p092307 

    In this communication the authors have investigated the focusing of a ring ripple on a Gaussian electromagnetic beam propagating in a plasma, considering each of the three kinds of basic nonlinearities, namely, ponderomotive, collisional, and relativistic. In this analysis, the electric field...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics