Plasma Physics Reports

, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 271–277

Experimental study on the structure of high-frequency perturbations near the exit plane of a stationary plasma thruster with a high specific impulse

  • O. A. Gorshkov
  • D. A. Tomilin
  • A. A. Shagaida
Oscillations and Waves in Plasma

DOI: 10.1134/S1063780X12020055

Cite this article as:
Gorshkov, O.A., Tomilin, D.A. & Shagaida, A.A. Plasma Phys. Rep. (2012) 38: 271. doi:10.1134/S1063780X12020055

Abstract

Results from experimental studies of the structure of high-frequency waves near the exit plane of a stationary plasma thruster are presented. The role played by such waves in the electron transport across the magnetic field is discussed on the basis of the obtained experimental data.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. A. Gorshkov
    • 1
  • D. A. Tomilin
    • 1
  • A. A. Shagaida
    • 1
  1. 1.Keldysh Research CentreMoscowRussia