Hall parameter (due to Hall effect in ionized gases)

Description

The Hall parameter, β, in a plasma is the ratio between the electron gyro-frequency, and the electron-heavy particle collision frequency. In a plasma, the Hall parameter can take any value.

Related formulas

Variables

βHall parameter (dimensionless)
eatomic unit of charge
BMagnetic field (T)
meelectron mass
vCollision frequency (1/s)