Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
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Multicomponent Plasmas in Penning-Malmberg Traps

Totsuji, Hiroo
Totsuji, Chieko
Abstract
The behavior of multicomponent plasmas in the Penning-Malmberg traps is discussed with the parameters corresponding to experiments with antiprotons and cryogenic electrons. The relaxation times for the energy transfer antiprotons to electrons and between parallel and perpendicular components of electrons are estimated. It is shown that, depending on the values of parameters, both the former and the latter can be the bottleneck in the cooling process.
ISSN
0475-0071
NCID
AA10699856
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