Shock wave propagation through a glow discharge is studied by a double beam laser Schlieren method. A pulsed discharge is used to separate electron and other plasma related phenomena from thermal effects. The results prove the pure thermal nature of the influence of a plasma on a shock wave.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 1999|
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