Chapter 6. Some Accurate Theoretical Results: Sections 6.1 – 6.2

  1. Edward A. Mason1 and
  2. Earl W. McDaniel2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602852.ch6a

Transport Properties of Ions in Gases

Transport Properties of Ions in Gases

How to Cite

Mason, E. A. and McDaniel, E. W. (1988) Some Accurate Theoretical Results: Sections 6.1 – 6.2, in Transport Properties of Ions in Gases, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602852.ch6a

Author Information

  1. 1

    Brown University Providence, Rhode Island, USA

  2. 2

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 5 OCT 1988

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471883852

Online ISBN: 9783527602858

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Keywords:

  • theoretical results;
  • one-temperature theory;
  • Chapman–Enskog theory;
  • Kihara theory;
  • two-temperature theory;
  • truncation-iteration scheme

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • One-Temperature Theory

    • A Vanishing Fields: Chapman–Enskog Theory

    • B Weak Fields: Kihara Theory

      • Mobility

      • Ion Energy

      • Diffusion

    • C Convergence of Approximations

      • Mobility

      • Ion Temperatures and Diffusion

    • D Temperature Dependence of Mobility

    • E Quantum Effects

    • F Inelastic Collisions

    • G Mixtures

    • H Effect of Temperature Gradients: Thermal Diffusion

  • Two-Temperature Theory

    • A Moment Equations and Truncation-Iteration Scheme

      • First Approximations

      • Higher Approximations

        • a. Mobility

        • b. Ion Temperatures and Diffusion

    • B Convergence of Approximations

      • Choice of Basis Temperature

      • Mobility

      • Ion Temperatures and Diffusion

    • C Temperature and Field Dependence of Mobility and Diffusion

    • D Quantum Effects

    • E Inelastic Collisions

    • F Mixtures

    • G Effect of Temperature Gradients: Thermal Diffusion