Volume 83, Number 1, July 2008
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Physics of Gases, Plasmas and Electric Discharges|
|Published online||18 June 2008|
On the dust charging equation
Department of Plasma Physics, E. Andronikashvili Institute of Physics - Tbilisi, Georgia
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 22 May 2008
A general derivation of the charging equation of a dust grain is presented, and indicated where and when it can be used. The problem of linear fluctuations of charges on the surface of the dust grain is discussed.
PACS: 52.27.Lw – Dusty or complex plasmas; plasma crystals
© EPLA, 2008
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