Register to reply

[Ionosphere] Need to understand collision frequency in E layer

Share this thread:
s_hy
#1
Jan29-14, 01:33 AM
P: 56
Hi all,

I am trying to understand about collision frequency that happened in ionosphere layer. In D region, below 90 km [Wait and Spies 1964] the ionospheric electron-neutral collision frequency given as

v(h) = 1.816x10e11 exp(-0.15h)

I just wondering, to who ever really expert in this area, is it for E-region (the area between 90-120km altitude), the same equation can be used to measure collision frequency? as I know, the collision rate is different for different height.

thank you in advance.
Phys.Org News Partner Physics news on Phys.org
Researchers demonstrate ultra low-field nuclear magnetic resonance using Earth's magnetic field
Bubbling down: Discovery suggests surprising uses for common bubbles
New non-metallic metamaterial enables team to 'compress' and contain light

Register to reply

Related Discussions
How to understand Matsubara frequency sum? Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics 0
Inelastic collision (finding e, don't understand concept) Introductory Physics Homework 4
Revolutions frequency after collision Introductory Physics Homework 4
Network Layer And Data Link Layer Engineering, Comp Sci, & Technology Homework 2
Collision Frequency of a Gas Introductory Physics Homework 1