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The Liquid State and Its Electrical Properties

  • E. E. Kunhardt
  • L. G. Christophorou
  • L. H. Luessen

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 193)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Theories of Liquid Structure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N1-N1
    2. David Chandler
      Pages 1-14
    3. Donald A. McQuarrie
      Pages 15-45
  3. Ionic and Electronic Processes

  4. Interfacial Phenomena

  5. Breakdown and Conduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N7-N7
    2. Robert E. Tobazéon
      Pages 465-501
    3. J. P. Gosse
      Pages 503-517
    4. Robert E. Hebner
      Pages 519-537
  6. Appendices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages N9-N9
    2. Elena Aprile, T. Armagan, S. Karagözlü, H. Gürbüz, G. Ascarelli, Shalom Baer et al.
      Pages 539-562
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 563-573

About this book

Introduction

As the various disciplines of science advance, they proliferate and tend to become more esoteric. Barriers of specialized terminologies form, which cause scientists to lose contact with their colleagues, and differences in points-of-view emerge which hinder the unification of knowledge among the various disciplines, and even within a given discipline. As a result, the scientist, and especially the student, is in many instances offered fragmented glimpses of subjects that are funda­ mentally synthetic and that should be treated in their own right. Such seems to be the case of the liquid state. Unlike the other states of matter -- gases, solids, and plasmas -- the liquid state has not yet received unified treatment, probably because it has been the least explored and remains the least understood state of matter. Occasionally, events occur which help remove some of the barriers that separate scientists and disciplines alike. Such an event was the ASI on The Liquid State held this past July at the lovely Hotel Tivoli Sintra, in the picturesque town of Sintra, Portugal, approximately 30 km northwest of Lisbon. Since this broad a subject could not be covered in one Institute, the focus of the ASI was on a theme that provided a common thread of understanding for all in attendance -- the Electrical Proper­ ties of the Liquid State.

Keywords

Plasma

Editors and affiliations

  • E. E. Kunhardt
    • 1
  • L. G. Christophorou
    • 2
  • L. H. Luessen
    • 3
  1. 1.Weber Research InstitutePolytechnic UniversityFarmingdaleUSA
  2. 2.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA
  3. 3.Naval Surface Warfare CenterDahlgrenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-8023-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-8025-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-8023-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0258-1221
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