migma plasma

migma plasma

[′mig·mə ‚plaz·mə]
(plasma physics)
A hybrid physical state between a colliding beam and a plasma, which is generated by accelerating ions to energies of several megaelectronvolts and causing them to travel in self-colliding orbits in the presence of thermal, ambient electrons.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.