gdpusch@NO.xnet.SPAM.com (Gordon D. Pusch)
Subject: Re: Effect of rapid rise time B field on dense plasma?
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email@example.com (Steve Ivy) writes:
> Assuming one has a moderately dense plasma contained in a moderate B
> field at some time.
> And then one subjects that plasma to a very strong, very fast rise-time,
> magnetic pulse say like what would be accomplished by a "can crusher"
> type single turn solonoid.
> I am not talking about the Z machine.
Correct. A ``can crusher'' is analogous to a ``theta pinch,'' not a ``Z pinch.''
-- Gordon D. Pusch
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