Plasma Technologies Books

  • Electronic Waste Management

    Electronic waste includes such items as TVs, computers, LCD and plasma displays, and mobile phones, as well as a wide range of household, medical and industrial equipment which are simply discarded as new technologies become available. Huge and growing quantities of waste are discarded every year and this waste contains toxic and carcinogenic ...

  • Bearing Steel Technology: Advances and State-of-the-Art in Bearing Steel Quality Assurance

    Twenty-five peer-reviewed papers, written by experts in 14 countries, provide the latest global advances in bearing steel quality assurance. Sections cover: Review of Global Bearing Steel and the Rolling Bearing Industry—describes the impact of Swedish steel technology on bearing steel quality assurance. Developments in Global Bearing Steel ...

  • Phosphor Handbook, Second Edition

    A benchmark publication, the first edition of the Phosphor Handbook set the standard for references in this field. Completely revised and updated, this second edition explores new and emerging fields such as nanophosphors, nanomaterials, UV phosphors, quantum cutters, plasma display phosphors, sol-gel and other wet phosphor preparation techniques, ...

  • Applications of Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry to Radionuclide Determinations, 2nd Volume

    Features the most current methods for determining precise levels of radiation exposure using state-of-the-art instrumentation. An international selection of experts in the field from the United States, Europe and the Middle East have presented 13 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers in two key categories: Applications of ICP-MS in the Nuclear ...

  • Effect of Surface Coatings and Treatments on Wear

    The only publication of its kind to feature the latest research on hard coating tribological behavior. In addition to a comprehensive overview of surface treatment and coating processes, as well as numerous wear processes, this unique volume presents cutting-edge information on: • Self-lubricating ceramic coatings • The impact of laser ...

  • Applications of Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry toRadionuclide Determinations

    Features innovative tools and techniques for determining precise levels of radiation exposure in a variety of venues.12 peer-reviewed papers from leading experts in the United States, France, and the United Kingdom. Research applications in the following areas are explored: Nuclear Material Production; • High-Level Waste Characterization; ...

  • Composites for Extreme Environments

    The publication presents the latest data and application of polymide resin composites and their use in space and aircraft environments. Three categories of papers address recent work on polymide-matrix composites, applications of epoxy-matrix composites, and the saga of moisture effects on epoxy-matrix composites. STP 1465BEARING STEEL TECHNOLOGY: ...

  • Turbulence and Diffusion

    This book is an introduction to the multidisciplinary field of anomalous diffusion in complex systems, with emphasis on the scaling approach as opposed to techniques based on the quantitative analysis of underlying transport equations. Typical examples of such systems are turbulent plasmas, convective rolls, zonal flow systems and stochastic ...

  • Solar System History from Isotopic Signatures of Volatile Elements

    This volume focuses on isotopic signatures of volatile elements as tracers for evolutionary processes during the formation of the Sun and the planets from an interstellar molecular cloud and, in turn, illuminates how the isotopic compositions of the present-day solar system objects have been established. The book is an integrated collection of ...

  • Thermal Solid Waste Utilisation in Regular and Industrial Facilities

    Proceedings of the International Workshop, Thermal Solid Waste Utilization in Regular and Industrial Facilities, held in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, November 28-30, 1999. In recent years, industrial and urban growth has resulted in growing volumes of nondegradable wastes, and this volume focuses on the technologies related to recycling and ...

  • Plasma Assisted Decontamination of Biological and Chemical Agents

    Plasma decontamination is a rapidly expanding area of modern science and engineering. An increasing number of engineers are using plasma methods for decontamination of chemical and biological agents. Plasma decontamination is effectively applied today to clean and sterilize different surfaces, high volume air and water streams, industrial ...

  • Environmental Aspects of Converting CW Facilities to Peaceful Purposes

    There is hardly any information available on the chronic effects of low doses of chemical warfare agents, but there is a growing body of data on the chronic effects of exposure to other toxic materials (PAHs, PABs and the like). One of the four main themes of the book is thus the chronic effects of extended exposure to low doses of toxic material. ...

  • Environmental Aspects of Converting CW Facilities to Peaceful Purposes

    There is hardly any information available on the chronic effects of low doses of chemical warfare agents, but there is a growing body of data on the chronic effects of exposure to other toxic materials (PAHs, PABs and the like). One of the four main themes of the book is thus the chronic effects of extended exposure to low doses of toxic material. ...

  • Mars´ Magnetism, and Its Interaction with the Solar Wind

    Given that the question of an internal magnetic field is of fundamental importance to the understanding of Mars' formation and thermal evolution, and of the evolution of Mars' atmosphere, surprisingly few of the many spacecraft sent to Mars were equipped with instrumentation for such investigations. Of the 9 or so orbiters that have successfully ...

  • Future Perspectives of Space Plasma and Particle Instrumentation and International Collaborations

    Future perspectives on space-borne/ground-based state-of-the-art scientific instruments, exploration space missions, and advanced modeling/simulation methods, are intensively discussed from multilateral viewpoints regarding solar-terrestrial physics, space plasma, upper atmospheric observations for the Earth and planets. In addition to innovative ...

  • The Outer Planets and their Moons

    This volume gives an integrated summary of the science related to the four giant planets in our solar system. It is the result of an ISSI workshop on 'A comparative study of the outer planets before the exploration of Saturn by Cassini-Huygens' which was held at ISSI in Bern on January 12-16, 2004. Representatives of several scientific ...

  • The Atmosphere and Ionosphere

    The main topics of the book are the analysis of reactions in the atmosphere-ionosphere system and the influence of natural and technogenic processes on them. The book also examines a range of related research from an international field. In all, five sections of the volume cover the dynamics of atmospheric aerosols; the dynamics of an ionosphere ...

  • Electrostatic Precipitation

    'Electrostatic Precipitation' includes selected papers presented at the 11th International Conference on Electrostatic Precipitation. It presents the newest developments in electrostatic precipitation, flue gas desulphurization (FGD), selective catalytic reduction (SCR), and non-thermal plasma techniques for multi-pollutants emission control. ...

  • Physics of the Solar Corona

    Solar science has evolved rapidly over the past ten years as the results of a new generation of solar space missions have become available. This book provides a thorough introduction to the subject of solar physics, based on those spacecraft observations. The author introduces the solar corona, which has a temperature of several million degrees, ...

  • Ionospheric Precursors of Earthquakes

    The book aims to explain the variations of near-Earth plasma observed over seismically active areas several days/hours before strong seismic shocks. It demonstrates how seismo-ionospheric coupling is part of the global electric circuit and shows that the anomalous electric field appearing in active seismic areas is the main carrier of information ...

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