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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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; ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Space Weather

    The editors present a state-of-the-art overview on the Physics of Space Weather and its effects on technological and biological systems on the ground and in space. It opens with a general introduction on the subject, followed by a historical review on the major developments in the field of solar terrestrial relationships leading to its development ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences

    Containing more than 450 entries by some 200 eminent contributors from all over the world, the Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences is the first book to present this information in an authoritative yet approachable way. This encyclopedia deals with the atmospheres, surfaces and interiors of the planets and moons, and with the interplanetary ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

  • Effluents from Alternative Demilitarization Technologies

    The book assesses a broad range of effluents (process residues) from a selection of worldwide technologies that have been proposed as alternatives to incineration for the remediation and destruction of chemical warfare agents and associated matériel. Treatment of metal parts and explosive or energetic materials are considered. The alternative ...

  • Dissociative Recombination of Molecular Ions with Electrons

    In dissociative recombination, a molecular ion captures an electron and fragments into atoms, molecules or ions. Dissociative recombination plays an important and often dominant role in many low to moderate temperature plasmas found in planetary ionospheres, the interstellar medium, fusion devices, laboratory experiments, and the region near ...

  • Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences

    Containing more than 450 entries by some 200 eminent contributors from all over the world, the Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences is the first book to present this information in an authoritative yet approachable way. This encyclopedia deals with the atmospheres, surfaces and interiors of the planets and moons, and with the interplanetary ...

  • Waterproof and Water Repellent Textiles and Clothing

    Waterproof and Water Repellent Textilesprovides systematic coverage of the key types of finishes and high performance materials, from conventional wax and silicone, through controversial but widely used fluoropolymers, to advanced techniques such as atmospheric plasma deposition and sol-gel technology. The rapid innovation in this field is driven ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

  • 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 ...

  • Effluents from Alternative Demilitarization Technologies

    The book assesses a broad range of effluents (process residues) from a selection of worldwide technologies that have been proposed as alternatives to incineration for the remediation and destruction of chemical warfare agents and associated matériel. Treatment of metal parts and explosive or energetic materials are considered. The alternative ...

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