Chapter 17. Transport of Ions and Clusters

  1. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 12 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch17

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) Transport of Ions and Clusters, in Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch17

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;
  • transport phenomena in atomic systems;
  • transport of ions and clusters;
  • ambipolar diffusion;
  • electrophoresis;
  • macroscopic equation;
  • mobility of ions;
  • in foreign gas;
  • in parent gas;
  • in condensed atomic systems;
  • Chapman–Enskog method;
  • cluster instability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ambipolar Diffusion

  • Electrophoresis

  • Macroscopic Equation for Ions Moving in Gas

  • Mobility of Ions

  • Mobility of Ions in Foreign Gas

  • The Chapman–Enskog Method

  • Mobility of Ions in the Parent Gas

  • Mobility of Ions in Condensed Atomic Systems

  • Diffusion of Small Particles in Gas or Liquid

  • Cluster Instability