IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science

Volume 13 Issue 3 • June 1985

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): c1
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    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): c2
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  • Wall Effects on the Propagation of Compressional Alfvén Waves in a Cylindrical Plasma with Two-Ion Species

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):125 - 131
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    The dispersion relations for the compressional Alfvén waves in a two-ion species plasma of deuterium and hydrogen are calculated for a configuration which includes a vacuum layer between the cylindrical plasma and the conducting wall. The presence of the vacuum layer strongly affects the propagation of the compressional Alfvén wave, permitting some branches to propagate and penetrate the plasmac... View full abstract»

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  • Experimental Evidence of Charge Separation (Double Layer) in Laser-Produced Plasmas

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):132 - 134
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    Simultaneous measurements of the plasma target potential and plasma charged particle currents have been made for Nd laser irradiances between 4 × 1012 and 1015 W/cm2. The results appear to give the first direct indication of double layers in laser-produced plasmas. View full abstract»

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  • A Cutoff Waveguide ICRF Coupler for Large Tokamaks

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):135 - 143
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    This paper proposes a cutoff waveguide Ion-Cyclotron Range of Frequencies (ICRF) coupler in heatings of fusion plasma for large tokamaks. Structures of tokamaks do not permit enough aperture areas for using cylindrical waveguides in the propagative region. However, if the power source to excite the coupler is located near its aperture, electromagnetic power is expected to pass through the cutoff r... View full abstract»

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  • Measurement of Argon-Density Nonuniformities in Argon-Cesium MHD Plasmas

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):144 - 148
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    The heavy particle-density nonuniformities correlated with the observed arc structure of closed-cycle magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) generators are measured with a quantitative schlieren technique called the laser-beam deflection method. The experiments are performed with a shock-tube MHD generator working with an atmospheric cesium-seeded argon plasma. The evaluation of argon density and temperature p... View full abstract»

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  • Observations of Neutral Impurity Emission during Operation of Intense Pulsed Ion and Electron Diodes

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):149 - 152
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    The number of neutral particles (N) emitted during the pulsed operation of two magnetically insulated ion diodes and a typical electron diode were measured with an ionization technique. Among the factors that were found to affect the total number of emitted neutrals were the elapsed time between consecutive firings and the power of the voltage pulse. A typical value of N for the electron diode ope... View full abstract»

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  • Time-Resolved Laser Doppler Measurements in the Underexpanded Jet of a Model Gas-Blast Circuit Breaker under Arcing Conditions

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):153 - 162
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    A differential laser Doppler system has been used in conjunction with a self-triggered oscillographic raster display system for measuring particle concentrations and flow velocities in a model gas-blast circuit breaker. The flow velocities have been correlated with particle size to enable extrapolation to be made to determine the true plasma flow velocity. The results have been deconvoluted to tak... View full abstract»

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  • Two-Chamber Model for Divertors with Plasma Recycling

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):163 - 166
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    To model particle and heat-loss terms at the edge of a tokamak with a divertor or pumped limiter, a simple two-chamber formuluation of the scrapeoff has been constructed by integrating the fluid equations, including sources, along open field lines. The model is then solved for a wide range of density and temperature conditions in the scrapeoff, using geometrical parameters typical of the poloidal ... View full abstract»

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  • Bounds on Instability Growth Rates for Cold Plasmas Streaming along an Infinite Magnetic Guide Field

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s):167 - 170
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    We derive two bounds on growth rates for streaming instabilities of cold plasmas with inhomogeneous density and velocity profiles transverse to a unidirectional infinite magnetic field: 1) a uniform bound which is independent of wavenumber, and 2) a wavenumber-dependent bound which is less than the uniform bound for long wavelengths. Here streaming instabilities include both multistream instabilit... View full abstract»

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  • Announcing a Special Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science on the Physics of RF Discharges for Plasma Processing

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 171
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  • Announcing a Special Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science on Arc Plasmas

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 172
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  • Information for authors

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 172a
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  • Affiliate Plan of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

    Publication Year: 1985, Page(s): 172b
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