Dependence of Plasma Parameters on Plate Separation and Filament Location in a Double Plasma Device


A pair of stainless steel (ss) plates separates the source and target regions of a double plasma device. Two sets of tungsten filaments, placed at different distances from the ss plates, are then used to produce plasma alternately and the plasma parameters in the source and target regions for different discharge voltage, discharge current and plate separation are measured using Langmuir probes. It is found that plasma density and electron temperature are considerably affected and respond differently to changes in the plate separations and the position of the filaments.

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M. Chakraborty, B. Das, M. Mishra and M. Bandyopadhyay, "Dependence of Plasma Parameters on Plate Separation and Filament Location in a Double Plasma Device," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 3 No. 9, 2012, pp. 1002-1008. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2012.39130.

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