Magnetic field effects on spatial relaxation of swarm particles in the idealized steady-state Townsend experiment
The effect of a magnetic field at right angles to an electric field on spatial relaxation of a swarm of charged particles emitted by a plane source into a gas-the idealized steady-state Townsend experiment-is examined. The Boltzmann equation is solved using an adaptation of the "two- temperature" moment method, involving a Burnett function representation of the velocity distribution function, a technique which is valid for charged particles of arbitrary mass and is intrinsically of a...[Show more]
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