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Magnetic diffusivity : significance?

  1. Jan 7, 2010 #1
    Magnetic diffusivity is a term that appears in the induction equation, when we deal with plasma fluids. It has units of meter squared per second.
    I am unable to figure out what does the diffusion of plasma as a fluid implies.. It has something to do with magnetic field interacting with the plasma..

    Someone please provide a detailed explanation..
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  3. Jan 10, 2010 #2
    what does diffusion means..? how can i physically understand it.. with a plasma..?

    someone please reply...
  4. Jan 10, 2010 #3
    nyone... please give some answer.... !! :cry:
  5. Jan 10, 2010 #4


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    Plasma cosmology gibberish.
  6. Jan 10, 2010 #5
    thanx for replying.. but that didn't help much.. :confused:
  7. Jan 12, 2010 #6
    people should seriously consider studying plasmas for a change... :-/
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