Effect of charge reduction on shielding in dusty plasmas

K. Avinash, A. Bhattacharjee, R. Merlino

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Abstract

The effects of dust charging were analyzed to investigate the shielding of dust particles by each other in a dusty plasma. Dust grains were found to screen each other by charge reduction in the close-packing limit. The development of a large negative potential by dust cloud in the limit ad≤λD was also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2663-2666
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics of Plasmas
Volume10
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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