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Abstract

ECR methane laboratory plasmas are modelled using both a simple zero-dimensional particle balance model and a fully kinetic model. The kinetic model consists of a two-dimensional in space, three-dimensional in velocity space particle-in-cell model with Monte-Carlo collisions in which electrons, ions and neutrals are treated as particles, moving in self-consistent electric and external magnetic fields. The model results are discussed and compared with experimental data.

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Authors: MATYASH K, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Greifswald (DE);SCHNEIDER R, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Greifswald (DE);BERGMANN A, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Garching, (DE);JACOB W, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Garching, (DE);FANTZ U, Institut für Physik, Universität Augsburg (DE);PECHER P, LEYBOLD OPTICS GmbH, Alzenau (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Journal of Nuclear Materials, Volumes 313-316 , March 2003, Pages 434-438
Availability: This article can be accessed online by subscribers, and can be ordered online by non-subscribers, at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3115%2802%2901410-1
Record Number: 200316222 / Last updated on: 2003-04-29
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en