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Journal of Fusion Energy

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 240–243 | Cite as

The Kinetic of Dust with Different Sizes in a Magnetized Collisional Plasma Sheath

  • S. Farhad Masoudi
  • Payvand Taherparvar
Original Paper

Abstract

The characteristics of dust are investigated in a magnetized plasma sheath with taking into account the gravitational force and collisions between dust and neutral. The model is based on using fluid method and solving the basic equations of fluid method numerically. As the Lorentz, gravitational and collisional forces depend on the dust radius, the numerical calculations are done for different values of dust radius. It enables us to study the effects of dust size on dust dynamics in a magnetized plasma sheath.

Keywords

Dusty plasma Dust kinetic Plasma sheath 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsK.N. Toosi University of TechnologyTehranIran

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