Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 40, Issue 7, pp 581–583 | Cite as

A criterion of field reversal in a short glow discharge and its dependence on the parameters of the fluid model used

  • K. A. Barzilovich
  • E. A. Bogdanov
  • A. A. Kudryavtsev


A criterion of field reversal in the near-cathode plasma of short glow discharge is considered. This criterion is shown to be extremely sensitive to the choice of the fluid-discharge model used (in particular, the choice of a Maxwellian or nonequilibrium electron-distribution function).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. A. Barzilovich
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. A. Bogdanov
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. A. Kudryavtsev
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and OpticsSt. PetersburgRussia

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