Hutchinson, I. H. Plasma Science and Fusion Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- Plasma properties
- Diagnostic techniques
- Electric probes
- Electric and magnetic fields
- Refractive index measurements
- Thomson scattering
- Plasma radiation
- Plasma spectroscopy
- Heavy-particle diagnostics
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
Techniques to measure the properties and parameters of ionized gases. Plasmas are gases in which a sufficient proportion of the atoms are ionized that the resulting mixture of free electrons and positively charged ions exhibits collective behavior resulting from electromagnetic interactions. See also: Plasma (physics)
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