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Elerctron Transport Coefficients in N2 in Crossed Fields at Low E/p

Raju, GR and Govinda, * and Gurumurthy, GR (1976) Elerctron Transport Coefficients in N2 in Crossed Fields at Low E/p. In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 4 (4). pp. 241-245.

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The numerical solutions of Boltzmann transpott equation for the energy distribution of electrons moving in crossed fields in nitrogen have been obtained for 100 ÿ E/p ÿ 1000 V M-1 Torr-1 and for 0ÿ B/p ÿ 0.02 Tesla Torr-1 using the concept of energy dependent effective field intensity. From the derived distribution functions the electron mean energy, the tranaverse and perpendicular drift velocities and the averaged effective field intensity (Eavef) which signifies the average field intensity experienced by electron swarms in E àB field have been derived. The maximum difference between the electron mean energy for a given E ÃÂB field and that corresponding to Eavef/p (p is the gas pressure) is found to be within ñ3.5%.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > High Voltage Engineering (merged with EE)
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2012 07:04
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2012 07:04
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/43035

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