Plasma Physics

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Applications of Plasma Technologies to Material Processing

1st Edition

Giorgio Speranza, Wei Liu, Luca Minati
May 15, 2019

This book provides a survey of the latest research and developments in plasma technology. In an easy and comprehensive manner, it explores what plasma is and the technologies utilized to produce plasma. It then investigates the main applications and their benefits. Different from other books on the...

Nonequilibrium Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jets: Fundamentals, Diagnostics, and Medical Applications

1st Edition

XinPei Lu, Stephan Reuter, Mounir Laroussi, DaWei Liu
May 03, 2019

Nonequilibrium atmospheric pressure plasma jets (N-APPJs) generate plasma in open space rather than in a confined chamber and can be utilized for applications in medicine. This book provides a complete introduction to this fast-emerging field, from the fundamental physics, to experimental...

Mathematical Aspects of Modelling Oscillations and Wake Waves in Plasma

1st Edition

E.V. Chizhonkov
March 30, 2019

This book is devoted to research in the actual field of mathematical modeling in modern problems of plasma physics associated with vibrations and wake waves excited by a short high-power laser pulse. The author explores the hydrodynamic model of the wake wave in detail and from different points of...

Statistical Physics of Dense Plasmas: Elementary Processes and Phase Transitions

1st Edition

Setsuo Ichimaru
December 17, 2018

This authoritative text offers a complete overview on the statistical mechanics and electrodynamics of physical processes in dense plasma systems. The author emphasizes laboratory-based experiments and astrophysical observations of plasma phenomena, elucidated through the fundamentals. The coverage...

Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

1st Edition

Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov
November 12, 2018

Explores the systems of magnetic confinement of high-temperature plasma with closed and open magnetic field lines which relate to alternative compact devices of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Energy balance schemes of thermonuclear plasmas and main reactor characteristics are presented as the...

Physics of Radiofrequency Capacitive Discharge

1st Edition

V. P. Savinov
May 21, 2018

This book describes the physical mechanism of high-frequency (radio-frequency) capacitive discharge (RFCD) of low and medium pressure and the properties of discharge plasma in detail. The main properties and characteristics of RFCD, the features of electric breakdown in a high-frequency field are...

The Dynamical Projectors Method: Hydro and Electrodynamics

1st Edition

Sergey Leble, Anna Perelomova
March 27, 2018

The dynamical projectors method proves to reduce a multicomponent problem to the simplest one-component problem with its solution determined by specific initial or boundary conditions. Its universality and application in many different physical problems make it particularly useful in hydrodynamics,...

Plasma and Fusion Science: From Fundamental Research to Technological Applications

1st Edition

B. Raneesh, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Jemy James, Anju K. Nair
January 08, 2018

In this new book, an interdisciplinary and international team of experts provides an exploration of the emerging plasma science that is poised to make the plasma technology a reality in the manufacturing sector. The research presented here will stimulate new ideas, methods, and applications in the...

Compact Plasma and Focused Ion Beams

1st Edition

Sudeep Bhattacharjee
October 18, 2017

Recent research has brought the application of microwaves from the classical fields of heating, communication, and generation of plasma discharges into the generation of compact plasmas that can be used for applications such as FIB and small plasma thrusters. However, these new applications bring...

Fundamentals of Charged Particle Transport in Gases and Condensed Matter

1st Edition

Robert Robson, Ronald White, Malte Hildebrandt
September 12, 2017

This book offers a comprehensive and cohesive overview of transport processes associated with all kinds of charged particles, including electrons, ions, positrons, and muons, in both gases and condensed matter. The emphasis is on fundamental physics, linking experiment, theory and applications. In...

Handbook for Highly Charged Ion Spectroscopic Research

1st Edition

Yaming Zou, Roger Hutton, Fred Currell, Indrek Martinson, Siegbert Hagmann
June 14, 2017

The spectroscopy of highly charged ions plays a key role in numerous areas of physics, from quantum electrodynamics (QED) and parity nonconservation (PNC) testing to fusion and plasma physics to x-ray astronomy. Handbook for Highly Charged Ion Spectroscopic Research brings together many of the...

Laser-Plasma Interactions

1st Edition

Dino A. Jaroszynski, R.A. Bingham, R.A Cairns
May 22, 2017

A Solid Compendium of Advanced Diagnostic and Simulation Tools Exploring the most exciting and topical areas in this field, Laser-Plasma Interactions focuses on the interaction of intense laser radiation with plasma. After discussing the basic theory of the interaction of intense electromagnetic...