Experiments with Ion Threads
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|Title||Experiments with Ion Threads|
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|Keywords||coherent threads, plasma sheath, ion wind, experiment, high-voltage, ion threads, electric wind|
|Journal||Electric Spacecraft Journal|
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Bill Beaty found a simple method for creating, detecting and experimenting with the coherent ion threads originally discovered by Charles Yost in 1995. This method employs dry ice instead of Yost's Schlieren imaging.