Can the flow of ionised air be controlled by an electric field?

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Offline P K Pillai

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Can an electric field control the direction of ionised air?
« Last Edit: 14/05/2013 17:47:05 by chris »

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Yes. Ionised particles will move in an electric field.

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Yes, that's how the Biefel Brown effect works:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biefeld%E2%80%93Brown_effect

You can fly very, very light objects that way using the airflow produced electrostatically.