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The system we wish to study is a binary mixture of non reactive dilute, electrically charged system of particles. Their masses will be labelled m a and m b with charges e a and e b where e a =−e b =e. The ions could have a positive charge Ze but we shall keep Z=1 for simplicity. The number densities of the species are n a and n b where n a +n b =n so that the total mass density ρ is given by
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