Contact diagnostics of the ionosphere and laboratory plasma

1Shuvalov, VA, 2Priymak, AI, 2Reznichenko, NP, 1Tokmak, NA, 2Kochubei, GS
1Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipro, Ukraine
2Institute of Technical Mechanics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2004, 10 ;(2-3):003-015
Section: Space and Atmospheric Physics
Publication Language: Russian
Methodology and apparatus for diagnostics of supersonic flows of the ionosphere and laboratory plasma are developed. It is confirmed by an experimental approach that the application of pressure probes and Langmuir probes allows one to determine about all the main kinetic parameters of the neutral and charged components of non-equilibrium rarefied plasma flows in the ionosphere and on a bench.
Keywords: ionosphere and laboratory plasma, kinetic parameters, probe
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