Influence of the Polarization of Molecules of Metal Oxides on the Diffusion Coefficient in Smoky Plasmas
We study the influence of the polarization of molecules of metal oxides on the diffusion coefficient in a smoky plasma that is formed by the combustion of a metal powder in air. It is shown that the electrostatic dipole–charged grain interaction leads to a decrease in the diffusion coefficient. The values of the diffusion coefficients of aluminum and magnesium oxides in a smoky plasma as functions of the plasma temperature and the size and the charge of grains are determined.
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