Accession Number:

ADA065149

Title:

Investigation of Nonideal Plasma Properties.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Nov 77-30 Nov 78,

Corporate Author:

COLORADO STATE UNIV FORT COLLINS DEPT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

155.0

Abstract:

The report contains theoretical work on pressure ionization, exchange energy, and degeneracy effects in high pressure plasmas. In the numerical examples, alkali plasmas are discussed. In addition tables of the Sommerfeld inegrals of degenerate electron gases are presented. With regard to the acceleration of plasmas in high density plasmas, a critical analysis of the propagation of wave pockets is given within the frame of conventional parabolic quantum theory.

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE