An explanation of the sheath instability

B. P. Pandey*, Subrata Roy

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Abstract

The sheath instability in terms of Rayleigh-Taylor (RT) instability was discussed. When the sheath accelerated in its plasma bound motion a top-heavy equilibrium was observed which caused instability in the sheath. It was concluded that the sheath instability can be explained as RT instability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-8
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics of Plasmas
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2003
Externally publishedYes

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