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Ionized Gases : American Vacuum Society Classics - A.Von Engel

Ionized Gases

American Vacuum Society Classics

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Market: Scientists, engineers, and graduate students in atomic physics, astrophysics, spectroscopy, atmospheric and solid state physics, and semiconductor research. Drawn from the author's lectures to undergraduates at Oxford University, this 1955 work features probing analyses of many problems in atomic physics, plasma physics, spectroscopy, atmospheric and solid state physics. By emphasizing fundamental concepts and the limitations of treatments rather than the details of theories, this book has become a valued reference tool both in academia and among professionals in the scientific community.

Historical Notesp. 1
Conduction in Feebly Ionized Gasesp. 5
Production of Charged Particlesp. 29
Mobility and Charge Transferp. 112
Diffusion and Mutual Repulsionp. 139
Recombinationp. 155
Ionization and Excitation in an Electric Fieldp. 171
Glow Dischargep. 217
Arc Dischargep. 259
Appendix 1. The similarity rulesp. 288
Appendix 2. The principle of detailed balancingp. 290
Appendix 3. The electron energy distributionsp. 292
Appendix 4. Photo-ionization by black body radiationp. 294
Appendix 5. Theory of plane probesp. 296
Appendix 6. Some useful integrals and functionsp. 301
Appendix 7. Conversion factors and physical constantsp. 303
Appendix 8. Periodic table; electronic configuration of the elementsp. 304
Answers to Questionsp. 306
Referencesp. 309
Glossaryp. 320
Indexp. 321
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ISBN: 9781563962721
ISBN-10: 1563962721
Series: American Vacuum Society Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 325
Published: 8th May 1997
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 16.26  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition