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Fundamentals of Charged Particle Transport in Gases and Condensed Matter

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

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

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...

Plasma Processing of Nanomaterials

R. Mohan Sankaran
March 31, 2017

We are at a critical evolutionary juncture in the research and development of low-temperature plasmas, which have become essential to synthesizing and processing vital nanoscale materials. More and more industries are increasingly dependent on plasma technology to develop integrated small-scale...

Plasma Discharge in Liquid: Water Treatment and Applications

Yong Yang, Young I. Cho, Alexander Fridman
March 31, 2017

Plasma methods that effectively combine ultraviolet radiation, active chemicals, and high electric fields offer an alternative to conventional water treatment methods. However, knowledge of the electric breakdown of liquids has not kept pace with this increasing interest, mostly due to the...

Computational Nanotechnology Using Finite Difference Time Domain

Sarhan M. Musa
March 29, 2017

The Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) method is an essential tool in modeling inhomogeneous, anisotropic, and dispersive media with random, multilayered, and periodic fundamental (or device) nanostructures due to its features of extreme flexibility and easy implementation. It has led to many new...

Optical Materials: Microstructuring Surfaces with Off-Electrode Plasma

Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Vsevolod A. Kolpakov
March 23, 2017

This reference book concentrates on microstructuring surfaces of optical materials with directed fluxes of off-electrode plasma generated by high-voltage gas discharge and developing methods and equipment related to this technique. It covers theoretical and experimental studies on the electrical...

Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology - Two Volume Set

J. Leon Shohet
December 12, 2016

Technical plasmas have a wide range of industrial applications. The Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology covers all aspects of plasma technology from the fundamentals to a range of applications across a large number of industries and disciplines. Topics covered include nanotechnology, solar cell...

Plasma Electronics, Second Edition: Applications in Microelectronic Device Fabrication

Toshiaki Makabe, Zoran Lj. Petrovic
October 26, 2016

Beyond enabling new capabilities, plasma-based techniques, characterized by quantum radicals of feed gases, hold the potential to enhance and improve many processes and applications. Following in the tradition of its popular predecessor, Plasma Electronics, Second Edition: Applications in...

Space Weather Fundamentals

George V. Khazanov
September 30, 2016

Space weather is one of the most significant natural hazards to human life and health. Conditions of the sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere, and thermosphere can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based technological systems. If conditions in the...

Unifying Physics of Accelerators, Lasers and Plasma

Andrei Seryi
July 29, 2015

Unifying Physics of Accelerators, Lasers and Plasma introduces the physics of accelerators, lasers and plasma in tandem with the industrial methodology of inventiveness, a technique that teaches that similar problems and solutions appear again and again in seemingly dissimilar disciplines. This...

Plasma Physics: An Introduction

Richard Fitzpatrick
August 01, 2014

Encompasses the Lectured Works of a Renowned Expert in the Field Plasma Physics: An Introduction is based on a series of university course lectures by a leading name in the field, and thoroughly covers the physics of the fourth state of matter. This book looks at non-relativistic, fully ionized,...