Laser Thomson Scattering Measurements of Electron Density and Temperature Profiles of a Striated Plasma in a Plasma Display Panel (PDP)-Like Discharge

Safwat Hassaballa, Kentaro Tomita, Young Kee Kim, Kiichiro Uchino, Hidekazu Hatanaka, Young Mo Kim, Chung Hoo Park, Katsunori Muraoka

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A laser Thomson scattering technique has been used to directly measure the electron density ($n_{\text{e}}$) and electron temperature ($T_{\text{e}}$) profiles of a striated plasma in a plasma display panel (PDP)-like discharge. A modulation in $n_{\text{e}}$ was observed only on the anode side of an electrode substrate; this corresponds to a feature similar to that of the emission images obtained using an intensified charge-coupled device (ICCD) camera. Also, a modulation in $T_{\text{e}}$ was observed and it was found to be out of phase from the modulation in $n_{\text{e}}$.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L442-L444
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers & Short Notes
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Mar 10 2005


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