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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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Shokirbek Shermukhamedov, Michael Probst
The sputtering of tungsten surfaces caused by hot plasma particles is an important process in fusion reactors where divertors are typically made of tungsten sheets. In this study, we present a ...
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C. Ruyer, A. Fusaro et al.
A recent study [Ruyer et al., Phys. Rev. E 107 , 035208 (2023)] modeling the influence of a random phase plate on the backward stimulated Brillouin scattering growth is here supplemented with the ...
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Wenqi Chen, Li Wu et al.
Permittivity is an important aspect of the design of microwave devices. In order to design microwave devices that are more suitable for the excitation of air plasmas, this paper presents a method for ...
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