Electron density (ne) and electron temperature (Te) measurements were performed via the plasma assembly for nonlinear turbulence analysis (PANTA) using the laser Thomson scattering technique. The second harmonic of Nd:YAG laser (λ = 532 nm) and an intensified charge-coupled device were used as a light source and a detector, respectively. Plasmas in PANTA were generated with Ar gas in a pressure range of 1-5mTorr. The range of the applied magnetic field was 600-1500 G. At the center of the plasma, ne and Te ranged (4-20) × 1018 m-3 and 0.8-3 eV, respectively. Further, ne monotonically increased and Te monotonically decreased with the increasing gas pressure and magnetic field.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Condensed Matter Physics