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Anomalous resistance of the fractal current-carrying corona of Z-pinch. (English) Zbl 0986.76099
Summary: We consider the effect of random plasma inhomogeneity on the scenario of ion-acoustic anomalous resistivity. It is shown that such an inhomogeneity could be more efficient than nonlinear effects to determine the turbulent resistivity. In application to \(Z\)-pinches, we examine some peculiarities of skin-effect, in particular, subsequent inhomogeneity of current penetration into the conducting medium.
MSC:
76X05 Ionized gas flow in electromagnetic fields; plasmic flow
82D10 Statistical mechanical studies of plasmas
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