Chapter 11. Charged-Particle Transport in Gases

  1. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617708.ch11

Physics of Ionized Gases

Physics of Ionized Gases

How to Cite

Smirnov, B. M. (2001) Charged-Particle Transport in Gases, in Physics of Ionized Gases, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617708.ch11

Author Information

  1. Russian Academy of Sciences

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471175940

Online ISBN: 9783527617708



  • charged-particle transport;
  • mobility of ions;
  • foreign gas;
  • energetic townsend coefficient;
  • ambipolar diffusion


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mobility of Charged Particles

  • Mobility of Ions in a Foreign Gas

  • Mobility of Ions in the Parent Gas

  • Energetic Townsend Coefficient

  • Conductivity of a Weakly Ionized Gas

  • Conductivity of a Strongly Ionized Plasma

  • Ambipolar Diffusion

  • Electrophoresis

  • Recombination of Ions in Dense Gases

  • Gas-density Dependence of the Ionic Recombination Coefficient