The Bennett pinch for non-relativistic electrons

Author: 

Allen, J
Simons, L

Publication Date: 

26 November 2018

Journal: 

Journal of Plasma Physics

Last Updated: 

2020-01-31T02:04:14.31+00:00

Issue: 

6

Volume: 

84

DOI: 

10.1017/S0022377818001137

page: 

905840609-

abstract: 

A theory of the Bennett pinch is presented for the case of non-relativistic electrons. In this way the basic physics of the phenomenon can be clearly demonstrated. The magnetic force acting on the electrons is transmitted to the positive ions via an electrostatic field.

Symplectic id: 

935397

Submitted to ORA: 

Submitted

Publication Type: 

Journal Article