Complex Plasmas

Scientific Challenges and Technological Opportunities


ISBN: 978-3-319-05436-0 (Print) 978-3-319-05437-7 (Online)
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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Dusty Plasmas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-49

      Phase Transitions in Dusty Plasmas

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 51-71

      Introduction to Streaming Complex Plasmas A: Attraction of Like-Charged Particles

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 73-99

      Introduction to Streaming Complex Plasmas B: Theoretical Description of Wake Effects

  3. Quantum Plasmas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 101-101

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 103-152

      Quantum Hydrodynamics

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 153-194

      Introduction to Configuration Path Integral Monte Carlo

  4. Low-Temperature Plasmas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 197-234

      Calorimetric Probes for Energy Flux Measurements in Process Plasmas

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 235-266

      Fundamental and Applied Studies of Molecular Plasmas Using Infrared Absorption Techniques

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 267-298

      Surface Electrons at Plasma Walls

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 299-320

      Characterization of Local Structures in Plasma Deposited Semiconductors by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 321-370

      Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of Cluster Growth and Diffusion in Metal-Polymer Nanocomposites

  5. Technological Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 371-371

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 373-398

      Microcavity and Microchannel Plasmas: General Characteristics and Emerging Applications

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 399-425

      Plasma Electrochemistry: A Novel Chemical Process for the Synthesis and Assembly of Nanomaterials

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 427-453

      Progress in Large-Scale Ozone Generation Using Microplasmas

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 455-485

      Dental Applications of Atmospheric-Pressure Non-Thermal Plasmas

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 487-491