Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems

Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems

Author(s): Boris M. Smirnov

Print ISBN: 9783527406135

Online ISBN: 9783527608089

DOI: 10.1002/9783527608089

Author Biography


About the Author

Boris M. Smirnov received his PhD in physics from Leningrad State University in 1968. After working in different research positions, he finally accepted a post as head of one of the divisions of the Institute for High Temperatures at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow in 1986. Professor Smirnov is the author and co-author of approximately 30 books, among them "Physics of Ionized Gases", published by Wiley-VCH in 2001, and 300 research articles in plasma physics, atomic physics, and atomic clusters. He is Vice Chairman of the National Council for Low Temperature Plasma and Chairman of a Section on Elementary Processes in Plasma. Professor Smirnov's research interests focus on Plasma Physics and Technology, Cluster Physics, Fractal Systems and Nanostructures, and the Physics of Ball Lightning.

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