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Abstract

A probe theory for electron and ion collection and electron emission in a magnetic field and in the presence of negative ions is presented. It is shown that the electron temperature and the plasma potential can be estimated from the floating potentials of a probe being operated in hot emitting and cold states. A comparison is made with experimental data.

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Authors: HELLBLOM G ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN), ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN)
Bibliographic Reference: WRITE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION RESEARCH, ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, S-100 44 STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN), MENTIONING REPORT TRITA-PFU-86-03, 1986
Record Number: 1989124102600 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en