Plasma Physics Reports

, Volume 27, Issue 11, pp 997–999

Dielectric permittivity of a plasma in an external electric field

  • V. A. Schweigert
Brief Communications

DOI: 10.1134/1.1416214

Cite this article as:
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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Schweigert
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Siberian DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesTomskRussia