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Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: plasma frequency (electronic)
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Definition: the oscillation frequency at which a plasma, locally disturbed by an excess or depletion of electrons, reverts to its macroscopic state of neutral equilibrium, supposing that the ions remain fixed in position

NOTE – The plasma frequency fp is given by the equation:

f p = e 2π n e m ε 0 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagCart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHXgaruavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGeaGqipG0dh9qqWrVepG0dbbL8F4rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaqFn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpeWZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadAgadaWgaaWcbaGaaiiCaaqabaGccqGH9aqpdaWcaaqaaiaadwgaaeaacaaIYaacdaGae8hWdahaamaakaaabaWaaSaaaeaacaWGUbWaaSbaaSqaaiGacwgaaeqaaaGcbaGaamyBaiabew7aLnaaBaaaleaacaGGVbaabeaaaaaabeaaaaa@41CE@

where e is the electron charge, m is the electron mass, ne is the electron density, ε0 is the electric constant.


Publication date:1995-09
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