Chapter 3. Measurement of Transverse Diffusion Coefficients

  1. Edward A. Mason1 and
  2. Earl W. McDaniel2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602852.ch3

Transport Properties of Ions in Gases

Transport Properties of Ions in Gases

How to Cite

Mason, E. A. and McDaniel, E. W. (1988) Measurement of Transverse Diffusion Coefficients, in Transport Properties of Ions in Gases, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602852.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Brown University Providence, Rhode Island, USA

  2. 2

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  1. Much of the ground covered here is also covered in the review by Mark and Mark (1984).

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 5 OCT 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471883852

Online ISBN: 9783527602858



  • transverse diffusion coefficients;
  • attenuation method;
  • Townsend method


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Attenuation Method

    • A No Reactions

    • B Depleting Reactions

  • Townsend Method

    • A Unselected Ions: Movable Ion Collector

    • B Drift-Selected Ions: Stationary Source and Collector

    • C Apparatus of Gray and Rees

  • References