Dielectric permittivity of a plasma in an external electric field
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- Schweigert, V.A. Plasma Phys. Rep. (2001) 27: 997. doi:10.1134/1.1416214
The ion contribution to the dielectric function of a plasma in an external electric field is determined by applying a kinetic approach to the ions in a parent gas in which the main mechanism for ion scattering is resonant charge exchange. The ion scattering frequency is assumed to be constant.