Runaway electron beam in atmospheric pressure discharges

E. V. Oreshkin, S. A. Barengolts, S. A. Chaikovsky, V. I. Oreshkin

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A numerical simulation was performed to study the formation of a runaway electron (RAE) beam from an individual emission zone in atmospheric pressure air discharges with a highly overvolted interelectrode gap. It is shown that the formation of a RAE beam in discharges at high overvoltages is much contributed by avalanche processes.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012158
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Nov 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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