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Experimental measurements of velocity dissipation and neutral-drag effects during the formation of a dusty plasma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16090884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Stereoscopic particle image velocimety is used to make measurements of the formation of a dust cloud of 1.2 microm alumina particles in an argon dc glow discharge plasma. These measurements show a clear redistribution of particle velocities during the cloud formation process. Furthermore, these measurements suggest that the particle cloud reaches an equilibrium on a time scale over 100 times slower than expected due to neutral-drag effects.
Authors:
Edward Thomas; Jeremiah Williams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2005-07-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review letters     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0031-9007     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys. Rev. Lett.     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-10     Completed Date:  2006-01-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401141     Medline TA:  Phys Rev Lett     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  055001     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Physics, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849, USA. etjr@physics.auburn.edu
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