Kinetics of the Complex Plasmas Having Dust with a Size Distribution

  • Mahendra Singh Sodha
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 81)


The fact that the dust particles in complex plasmas, occurring in nature, laboratory and engineering are not of the same size, but have a size distribution that has been known for a long time, but relatively few papers on the kinetics of the complex plasmas having a size distribution have been published. In this Chapter an approach, based on number/energy balance of constituents, charge balance of the particles, ionization/deionization mechanisms and Mie scattering have been given.


Dust Particle Mathematica Software Number Balance Kappa Distribution Steady State Kinetic 
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  1. 1.Department of Education BuildingUniversity of LucknowLucknowIndia

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