Interrelation Among Double Layers, Parallel Electric Fields, and Density Depletions

  1. Dennis Gallagher,
  2. James Horwitz,
  3. Joseph Perez,
  4. Robert Preece and
  5. John Quenby
  1. Nagendra Singh

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/156GM25

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

How to Cite

Singh, N. (2005) Interrelation Among Double Layers, Parallel Electric Fields, and Density Depletions, in Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond (eds D. Gallagher, J. Horwitz, J. Perez, R. Preece and J. Quenby), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/156GM25

Author Information

  1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama, Huntsville, Alabama

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904214

Online ISBN: 9781118666104

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Keywords:

  • Particle acceleration;
  • Plasma astrophysics;
  • Space plasmas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Double Layer Formation in Uniform Plasmas Driven By a Potential Difference

  • Double Layer Formation in Nonuniform Plasmas Driven By a Potential Difference

  • Double Layer Formation in Nonuniform Plasmas With a Preexisting Density Cavity Driven By a Potential Difference

  • Double Layer Formation In Plasmas With Preexisting Density Cavity(Ies) Driven By Current

  • Double Layer in a Magnetic Flux Tube With Upward Current

  • Two-Dimensional Double Layers and Plasma Depletions

  • Conclusions