Electron Kinetics in the Cathode Region of Glow Discharges. Plane and Hollow Cathodes

Part of the NATO Science Series: B book series (NSSB, volume 367)


Electron Temperature Glow Discharge Fast Electron Hollow Cathode Electron Distribution Function 
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsMonash UniversityClaytonAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsSt.Petersburg State UniversitySt.PetersburgRussia

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