Applied Scientific Research, Section B

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 151–156 | Cite as

An apparatus for studying periodic plasma

  • R. A. Ledrus


The apparatus described permits Langmuir probe theory to be applied to the plasma of any periodic gas discharge. Examples of applications to the study of mercury are rectifiers are given.


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© Martinus Nijhoff 1956

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Ledrus
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  1. 1.École Royale MilitaireBrussels

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