Chapter 13. Non-equilibrium Objects and Phenomena

  1. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 12 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch13

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

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

How to Cite

Smirnov, B. M. (2006) Non-equilibrium Objects and Phenomena, in Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch13

Author Information

  1. Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406135

Online ISBN: 9783527608089

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Keywords:

  • statistical physics;
  • non-equilibrium atomic systems;
  • non-equilibrium molecular gas;
  • violation of Boltzmann distribution;
  • equilibrium establishment;
  • electrons in an ideal plasma;
  • electron drift in a gas;
  • external electric field;
  • thermal equilibrium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Non-equilibrium Molecular Gas

  • Violation of the Boltzmann Distribution Due to Radiation

  • Processes in Photoresonant Plasma

  • Equilibrium Establishment for Electrons in an Ideal Plasma

  • Electron Drift in a Gas in an External Electric Field

  • Diffusion Coefficient of Electrons in a Gas

  • Distribution Function of Electrons in a Gas in an External Electric Field

  • Atom Excitation by Electrons in a Gas in an Electric Field

  • Excitation of Atoms in Plasma

  • Thermal Equilibrium in a Cluster Plasma