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Fundamentals of Ionized Gases: Basic Topics in Plasma Physics / Edition 1

Fundamentals of Ionized Gases: Basic Topics in Plasma Physics / Edition 1

by Boris M. Smirnov
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ISBN-13: 9783527410859
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/18/2012
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Boris M. Smirnov is division head at the Joint Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, Russia. He is Vice Chairman of the National Council for Low Temperature Plasma and Chairman of a Section on Elementary Processes in Plasma.
Professor Smirnov's research interests focus on Plasma Physics and Technology, Cluster Physics, Fractal Systems and Nanostructures. He has authored and co-authored approx. 50 books as well as 400 research articles in plasma physics, atomic physics, and atomic clusters.

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Table of Contents

- General Concepts in Physics of Excited and Ionized Gases
- Elementary Processes in Excited and Ionized Gases
- Physical Kinetics of Ionized Gases
- Transport Phenomena in Ionized Gases
- Waves, Instabilities, and Structures in Excited and Ionized Gases
- Complex Plasmas, Including Atmospheric Plasmas
- Conclusion -
Plasmas in Nature and the Laboratory
Appendix A Physical Constants
Appendix B Conversion Factors for Energy Units
Appendix C Conversion Factors in Formulas Used in Physics and Plasma Physics
Appendix D Ionization Potential of Atoms in the Ground States
Appendix E Electron Affinities of Atoms

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