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Transport and Optical Properties of Nonideal Plasma

  • G. A. Kobzev
  • I. T. Iakubov
  • M. M. Popovich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. I. T. Iakubov, A. G. Khrapak
    Pages 1-41
  3. A. A. Likalter, L. G. D’yachkov, A. L. Khomkin
    Pages 43-76
  4. L. G. D’yachkov
    Pages 177-213
  5. Yu. K. Kurilenkov, M. A. Berkovsky
    Pages 215-291
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 317-318

About this book

Introduction

The book is devoted to the physical properties of nonideal plasma, in which the effects of interparticle interactions are substantial. Such a plasma is usually compressed so strongly that it is called dense plasma. Interest in plasma studies has increased over the last 10 or 15 years, owing to the development of modern technology and sophisticated facilities whose oper­ ation is based on a high energy density. As a result of a recent sharp increase in the number of experimental and theoretical investigations, much interesting and reliable data on the properties of dense plasma have been obtained. The data are distributed in a rapidly growing number of original publications and reviews. This volume is a systematic treatment of the thermodynamics (ionization equilibrium, particle composition), charge transport properties (especially electric con­ ductivity), optical properties (peculiarities of continuous and discrete spectra), and collective modes (features and manifestations) of nonideal plasma. Theoretical models are considered along with the experimental data. The book is intended for the wide range of readers, including specialists in plasma physics and various researchers who need knowledge in this field.

Keywords

Plasma dynamics electron plasma physics thermodynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • G. A. Kobzev
    • 1
  • I. T. Iakubov
    • 1
  • M. M. Popovich
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for High TemperaturesRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsBelgradeYugoslavia

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