Dust Charges, Cloud Potential, and Instabilities in a Dust Cloud Embedded in a Plasma

  1. Thomas J. Birmingham and
  2. Alexander J. Dessler
  1. O. Havnes1,
  2. C.K. Goertz2,
  3. G.E. Morfill3,
  4. E. Grün4 and
  5. W. Ip5

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP027p0346

Comet Encounters

Comet Encounters

How to Cite

Havnes, O., Goertz, C.K., Morfill, G.E., Grün, E. and Ip, W. (1988) Dust Charges, Cloud Potential, and Instabilities in a Dust Cloud Embedded in a Plasma, in Comet Encounters (eds T. J. Birmingham and A. J. Dessler), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.. doi: 10.1029/SP027p0346

Author Information

  1. 1

    Auroral Observatory, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway.

  2. 2

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City.

  3. 3

    Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik, Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und Astrophysik , Garching, Federal Republic of Germany.

  4. 4

    Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany.

  5. 5

    Max-Planck-Institut für Aeronomie, Katlenburg-Lindau, Federal Republic of Germany.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875902395

Online ISBN: 9781118668757

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Keywords:

  • Cloud potential;
  • Dust charges;
  • Dust cloud embedded;
  • Plasma parameters;
  • Scattering processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Calculations

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions