Important

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Swept Langmuir Analysis Module

Subpackage containing routines for analyzing swept Langmuir probe traces.

API

Sub-Packages & Modules

floating_potential

Functionality for determining the floating potential of a Langmuir sweep.

helpers

Helper functions for analyzing swept Langmuir traces.

Functions

check_sweep(voltage, current[, strip_units])

Function for checking that the voltage and current arrays are properly formatted for analysis by plasmapy.analysis.swept_langmuir.

find_floating_potential(voltage, current[, ...])

Determines the floating potential (\(V_f\)) for a given current-voltage (IV) curve obtained from a swept Langmuir probe.

Aliases

PlasmaPy provides short-named (alias) versions of the most common plasma functionality. These aliases are only given to functionality where there is a common lexicon in the community, for example plasma_frequency has the alias wp_. All aliases in PlasmaPy are denoted with a trailing underscore _.

find_vf_(voltage, current[, threshold, ...])

Alias to find_floating_potential().