Transport Phenomena and Kinetic Theory

Applications to Gases, Semiconductors, Photons, and Biological Systems

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ISBN: 978-0-8176-4489-5 (Print) 978-0-8176-4554-0 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Analytic Aspects of the Boltzmann Equation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Rigorous results for conservation equations and trend to equilibrium in space-inhomogeneous kinetic theory

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      Pages 19-37

      Results on optimal rate of convergence to equilibrium for spatially homogeneous Maxwellian gases

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      Pages 39-52

      Nonresonant velocity averaging and the Vlasov-Maxwell system

  3. Modeling Applications, Inverse and Computational Problems in Quantum Kinetic Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Pages 55-89

      Multiband quantum transport models for semiconductor devices

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      Pages 91-115

      Optimization models for semiconductor dopant profiling

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      Pages 117-149

      Inverse problems for semiconductors: models and methods

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      Pages 151-171

      Deterministic kinetic solvers for charged particle transport in semiconductor devices

  4. Miscellaneous Applications in Physics and Natural Sciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 173-173

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      Pages 175-193

      Methods and tools of mathematical kinetic theory towards modelling complex biological systems

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      Pages 195-214

      Kinetic modelling of late stages of phase separation

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      Pages 215-255

      Ground states and dynamics of rotating Bose-Einstein condensates

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      Pages 257-271

      Two inverse problems in photon transport theory: evaluation of a time-dependent source and of a time-dependent cross section