Plasma Flow in the Sheath and the Presheath of a Scrape-Off Layer

  • Roland Chodura


The theory of plasma-wall transition is reviewed including the effect of a magnetic field oblique to the wall leading to a double structure of the sheath. The implications of the conditions at the sheath edge on the flow in the presheath are discussed.


Plasma Flow Electron Reflexion Double Structure Perpendicular Magnetic Field Electron Velocity Distribution 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roland Chodura
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für PlasmaphysikEURATOM AssociationGarchingGermany

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