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Debye screening and ion current onto a probe in the case of arbitrary electron energy distribution function

V.A. Dovzhenko, A.P. Ershov, and G.S. Solntsev

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 1978. 33. N 6. P. 6

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We obtain an expression for the electron Debye radius and derive formulas for calculating the ion current onto a probe for an arbitrary isotropic electron distribution function. An algorithm is given for extracting the second derivative of the electron current when measuring the electron distribution function by the method of Dreyvesteyn.

Rissian citation:
В.А. Довженко, А.П.Ершов, Г.С. Солнцев.
Дебаевское экранирование и ионный ток на зонд в случае произвольной функции распределения электронов по энергиям.
Вестн. Моск. ун-та. Сер. 3. Физ. Астрон. 1978. № 6. С. 9.
Authors
V.A. Dovzhenko, A.P. Ershov, and G.S. Solntsev
Department of Electronics
Issue 6, 1978

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