1st Edition

Plasma and Fusion Science From Fundamental Research to Technological Applications

    468 Pages 15 Color & 204 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    468 Pages 15 Color & 204 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    468 Pages 15 Color & 204 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    In this new book, an interdisciplinary and international team of experts provides an exploration of the emerging plasma science that is poised to make the plasma technology a reality in the manufacturing sector. The research presented here will stimulate new ideas, methods, and applications in the field of plasma science and nanotechnology.

    Plasma technology applications are being developed that could impact the global market for power, electronics, mineral, and other fuel commodities. Currently, plasma science is described as a revolutionary discipline in terms of its possible impact on industrial applications. It offers potential solutions to many problems using emerging techniques. In this book the authors provide a broad overview of recent trends in field plasma science and nanotechnology.

    Divided into several parts, Plasma and Fusion Science: From Fundamental Research to Technological Applications explores some basic plasma applications and research, space and atmospheric plasma, nuclear fusion, and laser plasma and industrial applications of plasma. A wide variety of cutting-edge topics are covered, including:

    • basic plasma physics

    • computer modeling for plasma

    • exotic plasma (including dusty plasma)

    • industrial plasma applications

    • laser plasma

    • nuclear fusion technology

    • plasma diagnostics

    • plasma processing

    • pulsed power

    • space astrophysical plasma

    • plasma and nanotechnology

    Pointing to current and possible future developments in plasma science and technology, the diverse research presented here will be valuable for researchers, scientists, industry professionals, and others involved in the revolutionary field of plasma and fusion science.

    Plasma Treatment of Powder and Granulates

    Petr Špatenka, Tatana Vacková, and Zdenka Jeníková

    Plasma Dynamical Devices (Review of Fundamental Results and Applications)

    Alexey Goncharov

    Conceptual Design of a Permanent Ring Magnet-Based Helicon Plasma Source

    Arun Pandey, Dass Sudhir, M. Bandyopadhyay, and A. Chakraborty

    Solitary Wave Solutions of Modified Kadomstev-Petviashivili Equation for Hot Adiabatic Dusty Plasma Having Non-Thermal Ions with Trapped Electrons

    Apul Narayan Dev, Rajesh Subedi, and Jnanjyoti Sarma

    Global Transition from Drift Wave Dominated Regimes to Multi-Instability Plasma Dynamics and Simultaneous Formation of a Radial Transport Barrier

    Saikat Chakraborty Thakur, Christian Brandt, Lang Cui, Jordan J. Gosselin, and George R. Tynan

    Magnetic Drift and Its Effect on Cross-Field Diffusion Process

    P. Hazarika, B. K. Das, M. Chakraborty, and M. Bandyopadhyay

    On the Effect of Base Pressure upon Plasma Containment

    G. Sahoo, R. Paikaray, S. Samantaray, P. S. Das, J. Ghosh, and A. Sanyasi

    Ion-Acoustic Dressed Solitons on Electron-Positron-Ion Plasma with Nonisothermal Electrons

    Parveen Bala and Tarsem Singh Gill

    Arbitrary Amplitude Kinetic Alfven Solitary Waves in a Plasma with Two-Temperature Electrons

    Latika Kalita

    Nonlinear Dust Kinetic Alfvén Waves in a Dust–Ion Plasma with Ions Following Q-Non-Extensive Velocity Distribution

    M. K. Ahmed and O. P. Sah

    Study Generation of Pulsed High Current with Aluminium Electrolytic Capacitor

    Pankaj Deb and On Anurag Shyam

    Effect of Radio Frequency Power on Magnetron Sputtered TiO2 Thin Films

    R. Satheesh, S. Sankar, and K. G. Gopchandran

    Stability of Kinetic Alfven Wave (KAW) in a Cometary Plasma with Streaming Electrons and Protons

    Sreekala G., Sijo Sebastian, Manesh Michael, Savithri Devi E., C. P. Anilkumar, and Chandu Venugopal

    External Magnetic Field Effect on Absorption of Surface Plasma Waves by Metal Nano-Particles

    Deepika, Prashant Chauhan, Anshu Varshney, D. B. Singh, and Vivek Sajal

    Plasma Waves beyond the Solar System

    Vipin K. Yadav and Anil Bhardwaj

    Jeans Instability of a Self-Graviatating Viscous Molecular Cloud Under the Influence of Finite Electron Inertia, Hall Effect: Fine Dust Particles and Rotation

    D.L. Sutar and R.K. Pensia

    Structural Fabrication: Study of Infrastructure Facilities Required to Convert Concept to Reality

    Gautam R. Vadolia

    DAC-Controlled Voltage Variable RF Attenuator for Generating RF Pulses of Different Shapes and Amplitudes for RF-ICRH System

    Manoj Singh, Hm Jadav, Ramesh Joshi, Sunil Kumar, Srinivas Yss, Sv Kulkarni, and Rf-Icrh Group

    Investigation of the Effect of Thermal Cycle on SS/CRZ Brazed Joint Sample

    K. P. Singh, Alpesh Patel, Kedar Bhope, S Belsare, Nikunj Patel, Prakash Mokaria, and S. S Khirwadkar

    Design and Test Results of a 200kV, 15mA High Voltage DC Test Generator

    Amal S., Urmil M. Thaker, Kumar Saurabh, and Ujjwal K. Baruah

    Design, Development and Testing of WaterpBased Co-Axial Blumlein Pulse Generator

    Sanjay Singh, S. P. Nayak, Ashutosh Jaiswar, T. C. Kaushik, and Satish C. Gupta

    Optimization of MgB2-Brass Joint Resistance for SST-1 Superconducting Magnet Current Leads

    Upendra Prasad, V. L. Tanna, and S. Pradhan

    Studies on Effect of Gaseous Quenching Media on Performance of Electrically Exploded Foils

    S. P. Nayak, Ankur Chowdhury, M. D. Kale, T. C. Kaushik, and Satish C. Gupta

    Particle Acceleration by Whistler Pulse in High Density Plasma

    Punit Kumar, Abhisek Kumar Singh, and Shiv Singh

    Generation of Terahertz Radiations by Flat Top Laser Pulses in Modulated Density Plasmas

    Divya Singh and Hitendra K. Malik

    Surface Modification of High Density Polyethylene and Polycarbonate by Atmospheric Pressure Cold Argon/Oxygen Plasma Jet

    R. Shrestha, J. P Gurung, A. Shrestha, and D. P. Subedi

    Optical Imaging of SST-1 Plasma

    Manoj Kumar, Vishnu Chaudhary, Chestaparmar, Ajai Kumar, and SST-1 Team

    Pulsed Electrical Exploding Wire For Production of Nanopowders

    S. Borthakur, N. Talukdar, N.K. Neog, and T. K. Borthakur


    B. Raneesh, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Jemy James, Anju K. Nair