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Self-similarity in Hall plasma discharges: Applications to particle models
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10.1063/1.1877517
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Figures

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FIG. 1.

Computational time reduction as a function of the inverse of the scaling factor [Eq. (1)].

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FIG. 2.

Structural formations for different geometrical scaling.

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FIG. 3.

Scaling laws of the electrostatic and magnetostatic time steps [inequality (18)].

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FIG. 4.

Theoretical predictions (full lines) and computational results of electron kinetic mean energy (circle points) and electron number density (square points) as a function of the scaling factor for the second self-similar scaling.

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FIG. 5.

Axial profile of electron number density for two different scaling factors for the first scaling scheme.

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FIG. 6.

Long time history of average electron kinetic energy and macroparticle number for the second scaling scheme .

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FIG. 7.

Temporal evolution of the axial profile of electric potential for the second scaling scheme . The radial position is in the middle of the annular channel.

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FIG. 8.

(a) Contour plot of electric potential (the interval between two successive levels is ) at steady state for the first scaling scheme . (b) Contour plot of electron number density (the interval between two successive levels is ) at steady state for the first scaling scheme . (c) Contour plot of electron temperature (the interval between two successive levels is ) at steady state for the first scaling scheme . (d) Contour plot of ionization rate (the interval between two successive levels is ) at steady state for the first scaling scheme .

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FIG. 9.

Electron scatter plot in the phase space (second scaling scheme with ).

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FIG. 10.

Ion scatter plot in the phase space (second scaling scheme with ).

Tables

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Table I.

Operational parameters of SPT-100.

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Table II.

Estimates of some plasma parameters on the basis of the working operational values reported in Table I.

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Table III.

Summary of the scaling laws of the two self-similar systems (unscaled quantities are designated with asterisk).

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Table IV.

Values of plasma parameter, neutral transit time, and surface–volume ratio for different scaling parameters.

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Scitation: Self-similarity in Hall plasma discharges: Applications to particle models
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/pop/12/5/10.1063/1.1877517
10.1063/1.1877517
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