Chapter 7. Transport and Kinetics of Electrons in Gases in External Fields

  1. Prof. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 31 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619078.ch7

Plasma Processes and Plasma Kinetics: 586 Worked Out Problems for Science and Technology

Plasma Processes and Plasma Kinetics: 586 Worked Out Problems for Science and Technology

How to Cite

Smirnov, B. M. (2007) Transport and Kinetics of Electrons in Gases in External Fields, in Plasma Processes and Plasma Kinetics: 586 Worked Out Problems for Science and Technology, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619078.ch7

Author Information

  1. Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. bsmirnov@orc.ru

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406814

Online ISBN: 9783527619078

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Keywords:

  • kinetic equation;
  • electron-atom collisions;
  • electric field;
  • velocities;
  • vector

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electron Drift in a Gas in an Electric Field

  • Energy Balance for Electrons Moving in a Gas in an Electric Field

  • Dynamics of Electrons in a Gas in Electric and in Magnetic Fields

  • Conductivity of a Weakly Ionized Gas

  • Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Diffusion of Electrons in a Gas