Influence of gas mixtures on complex plasmas parameters in rf and dc discharges

  • M.K. Dosbolayev IETP, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Almaty
  • A.U. Utegenov IETP, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Almaty
  • T.S. Ramazanov IETP, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Almaty


In this paper the influence of the gas mixture on plasma parameters in DC and combined RF+DC discharge is studied. Тhe properties of complex plasma in the radio-frequency discharge of the gas mixture, with additional constant electrostatic field were experimentally studied. It is shown that the addition of a heavy gas to a light one, and the additional impact of a constant field on the RF discharge leads to changes in the spatial characteristics of the buffer plasma and, hence, the location of the dust structure.


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How to Cite
DOSBOLAYEV, M.K.; UTEGENOV, A.U.; RAMAZANOV, T.S.. Influence of gas mixtures on complex plasmas parameters in rf and dc discharges. Recent Contributions to Physics (Rec.Contr.Phys.), [S.l.], v. 51, n. 4, p. 16-23, dec. 2014. ISSN 2663-2276. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 24 oct. 2020.

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