3. The Interaction of Electromagnetic Fields with Plasmas

  1. Dr. John Ernest Harry

Published Online: 11 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632169.ch3

Introduction to Plasma Technology: Science, Engineering and Applications

Introduction to Plasma Technology: Science, Engineering and Applications

How to Cite

Harry, J. E. (2010) The Interaction of Electromagnetic Fields with Plasmas, in Introduction to Plasma Technology: Science, Engineering and Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632169.ch3

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327638

Online ISBN: 9783527632169

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Keywords:

  • plasmas;
  • electromagnetic fields;
  • magnetic fields;
  • electrical energy;
  • electromagnetic field–plasma interaction;
  • electrical discharge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Behaviour of Plasmas at DC and Low Frequencies in the Near Field

  • Behaviour of Charged Particles in Magnetic Fields (Magnetized Plasmas)

  • Initiation of an Electrical Discharge or Plasma

  • Similarity Conditions

  • References

  • Further Reading