Ambient Electron Density Derived from Differential Potential Measurements

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Joseph.E Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. Harri Laakso1 and
  2. Arne Pedersen2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM102p0049

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles

How to Cite

Laakso, H. and Pedersen, A. (1998) Ambient Electron Density Derived from Differential Potential Measurements, in Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas:Particles (eds R. F. Pfaff, Joseph.E. Borovsky and D. T. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM102p0049

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geophysical Research, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Space Science Department, ESTEC/ESA, Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900858

Online ISBN: 9781118664384

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas—Measurement;
  • Plasma diagnostics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surface Voltage of a Body in a Plasma

  • Relationship of ΔV and ne

  • Discussion