The Influence of Primary Electrons on the Mechanism of Plasma Generation

  • S. P. NikulinEmail author

It is shown that at high percentage content of primary electrons, plasma is generated due to the retention of ions in a potential well created by electrons and not due to the accumulation of secondary electrons in the region of a potential hump formed by ions.


secondary particles primary electrons plasma generation mechanism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Electrophysics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Ural Federal University Named After the first President of Russia B. N. YeltsinYekaterinburgRussia

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