By H. Kikuchi
This monograph is the 1st booklet solely dedicated to Electrohydrodynamics in Dusty and soiled Plasmas with prolonged Electrodynamics and Gravito-Electrodynamics with electrical Mirrors. The booklet contains novel techniques of Electro Cusp-Reconnection and Generalized serious Ionization Velocities in addition to smooth options of Self-Organization and Chaos. as a result, the booklet is targeted and really varied from the former variation within the box of plasma physics when it comes to scope, item, and technique.
The scope of the current paintings is way broader and lots more and plenty extra common with house and laboratory functions, together with collisional impartial and in part ionized gases in electrical and space-charge fields, thereby accompanying electric charging, electrification, discharge, ionization and recombination.
The booklet will function a textual content booklet, text-related or reference booklet for graduate scholars, put up graduates, and scientists in geo-astro, area, and laboratory plasma physics, electromagnetics and fluid dynamics. moreover, it is going to be helpful for researchers open air the plasma group who desire to receive new actual insights, features, and issues of view.
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546-589. 13. : 1995, On the Injection of Finite Dust from the Jovian Magnetosphere, Astrophys. J 438, 968. 14. 47-59. 3 Electric Cusp and Reconnection One of major features of this monograph is a new addition of two basic concepts of physical significance. One is electric cusp and reconnection and the other is critical ionization velocity, and the author has proposed both concepts for more than a decade [1 ~6]. In this chapter, the former concept is introduced. 1 Background and concept of electric cusp and reconnection Electric cusp is an electrically neutral point, line or sheet across which the electric field reversal occurs, and is thought to be a source-origin of electric reconnection, being analogous to magnetic cusp for magnetic reconnection.
22) gives civ' m-=qv' xB. 24) where rL is the radius of gyration called the Larmor raciius and V'1- is the velocity of gyration perpendicular to B. The total velocity v is the sum of the circular Larmor gyration v' and a guiding center drift VE, perpendicular to both E and B. 25) VE=--· B It is seen from this relation that the drift will be independent of both of the particle's mass and its velocity, as well as of the sign of its charge. 2 Gravitational field drift The foregoing result can be applied to other forces by replacing qE by a general force f The guiding center drift caused by f is then Vf= fxB qIf .
20) in Eq. 22) where the ftrst and second terms on the right-hand side are electric forces acting on the grain due to its induced and given charges, respectively. It is signiftcant that the electric force exerted on the uncharged dust (qo = 0) by a quadrupole increases proportionally to its distance from the cusp center as long as it is still in a cusp zone, while for charged dust (qo "* 0), the total electric force on the grain consists of that on induced and given charges, and the x- and y-components of the latter force increase proportionally to y and x, respectively.