Dusty particles – possible source of Rydberg states formation in low ionosphere

1Martysh, EV
1Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine and the National Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2001, 7 ;(Suppl. 2):034-035
Section: Space and Atmospheric Physics
Publication Language: English
It is shown that recombination of free ion with electron on the surface of dusty particle forms the neutral molecule or atom in Rydberg (high-excited) state. The concentration of such neutrals can be higher than concentration originated from usual plasma volume recombination.
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