Scattering of a test-particle by enhanced plasma fluctuations

Derek A. Tidman*, Aharon Eviatar

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The scattering of a test-particle by enhanced electric field fluctuations in a plasma containing non-thermal electrons is considered, together with some characteristic times for wave-particle scattering in such a plasma. The calculations are based on the Balescu-Lenard equation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2059-2065
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1965
Externally publishedYes


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