ENERGY DISTRIBUTION OF IONS AND ELECTRONS IN DCX AFTER BURNOUT: ORACLE CODE EDDIE

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Numerical calculations of energy distributions of ions and electrons in DCX in steady state after burnout are discussed. The d-c plasma potential establishing quasineutrality is also determined. The electron distribution is found to be Maxwellian, but the ion distribution is not. For typical DCX conditions, the plasma potential is an appreciable fraction of the injected ion energy (tens of kev). The code employed, ORACLE code EDDIE, which solves coupled, steady-state Fokker-Planck equations governing the ion and electron distributions in energy space, is discussed. (auth)

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Fowler, T.K. & Rankin, M. September 13, 1961.

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Numerical calculations of energy distributions of ions and electrons in DCX in steady state after burnout are discussed. The d-c plasma potential establishing quasineutrality is also determined. The electron distribution is found to be Maxwellian, but the ion distribution is not. For typical DCX conditions, the plasma potential is an appreciable fraction of the injected ion energy (tens of kev). The code employed, ORACLE code EDDIE, which solves coupled, steady-state Fokker-Planck equations governing the ion and electron distributions in energy space, is discussed. (auth)

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  • Report No.: ORNL-3161
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  • DOI: 10.2172/4694657 | External Link
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Fowler, T.K. & Rankin, M. ENERGY DISTRIBUTION OF IONS AND ELECTRONS IN DCX AFTER BURNOUT: ORACLE CODE EDDIE, report, September 13, 1961; Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1029681/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.