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The collisional sheath problem is studied by using a two-fluid model. Reasonable boundary conditions and space charge at the sheath edge are found based on the analysis of the Sagdeev potential. A full numerical calculation both in presheath and sheath regions are also carried out in these bases.

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Authors: CHEN X, CEA, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EUR-CEA-FC-1635 EN (1998) 10pp.
Availability: Available from Association Euratom-CEA, CEN Cadarache, 13108 Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
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