Induction of a Strong Paramagnetic Field Inside Partially Ionized and Weakly Magnetized Plasma by the ExB Drift

Авторы: Twarog D., Ryzhkov S.V. Опубликовано: 27.09.2018
Опубликовано в выпуске: #5(80)/2018  
DOI: 10.18698/1812-3368-2018-5-45-53

Раздел: Физика | Рубрика: Теплофизика и теоретическая теплотехника  
Ключевые слова: alternative system, magnetic field, plasma accelerator

Partially ionized and weakly magnetized plasma compounded from natural gas and potassium seed flows along the outer cylindrical chamber, and is placed around the inner chamber. Inside the outer chamber, the azimuthal E×B drift induces a paramagnetic field Bp, with an intensity of tens of Teslas. The intensity of the Bp field is controlled by the inwardly directed radial electric field E and plasma temperature. The intensity of this field Ein, can be easily controlled by changes in the electric field produced by two co-axial placed cylindrical electrodes. Inside the inner chamber, the Bp field becomes anti-parallel to the external magnetic field Bz. The theoretically obtained values of magnetic field in the outer chamber attains Bp ∼ 20.3 T, and declines to ∼13.5 T in the inner chamber


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