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Volume 30,
Issue 11,
November 2023

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Physics of Plasmas, published by AIP Publishing in cooperation with the APS Division of Plasma Physics, is committed to the publication of original research in all areas of experimental, computational, and theoretical plasma physics. Physics of Plasmas publishes comprehensive and in-depth review manuscripts and forward-looking perspectives covering important areas of study and Special Topics highlighting new and cutting-edge developments in plasma physics. Every year a special issue publishes the invited and review papers from the most recent meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics.

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Alfred Mallet
We study large-amplitude, very oblique Alfvén waves at low β, with small gradient length scales, comparable to the ion inertial scale di. Such waves have large density fluctuations and slight ...
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K. Avinash
A Hamiltonian formalism for studying the dynamics of a dust particle with variable electric charge in dusty plasma is proposed. The Hamiltonian and the equations of motion are presented, and the ...
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L. Yin, K. L. Nguyen et al.
The influences of ion trapping and fluctuations of electron temperature and plasma flow on cross-beam energy transfer (CBET) are examined using two- and three-dimensional particle-in-cell simulations ...
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N. Yu. Babaeva, G. V. Naidis et al.
In this paper, the effect of appearance of fast electrons behind the grid cathode in the direction reverse to the anode is studied computationally. Fast electrons are observed within 0.5 ns after ...
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Alexander Romannikov, Peter Khvostenko
This paper presents a relativistic mechanism that can create a non-uniformity of a radial electric field on the low side and the high toroidal magnetic field side of tokamak plasmas. This mechanism ...
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Longjie Li (李陇杰), Jiaxin Chen (陈嘉昕) et al.
The insulation recovery during repetitive breakdowns in gas gaps is a fundamental scientific issue in both traditional and emerging electrical technology fields, which has received extensive ...
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