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Physics of Strongly Coupled Plasma

Vladimir Fortov, Igor Iakubov, and Alexey Khrapak

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299805
eISBN:
9780191714948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299805.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This book concerns the physics of plasma at high density, which is compressed so strongly that the effects of interparticle interactions, nonideality, govern its behavior. The interest in this ... More


Electrokinetics Of Particles And Fluids

Hywel Morgan, Nicolas G. Green, and Tao Sun

in Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199219698
eISBN:
9780191594229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

Microfluidic systems offer integration of multiple functions on a single platform. Automated or remote manipulation and analysis of particles and fluids is a key element in micro-technologies and ... More


Ewod Droplet Microfluidic Devices Using Printed Circuit Board Fabrication

Chang‐Jin ‘CJ’ Kim and Jian Gong

in Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199219698
eISBN:
9780191594229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

The handling of fluids as discrete packets is a promising notion in microscale, led by droplet-based (aka digital) microfluidics operated by the electrowetting-on-dielectric (EWOD) actuation. While ... More


Models of materials with memory

Mauro Fabrizio and Morro Angelo

in Electromagnetism of Continuous Media: Mathematical Modelling and Applications

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198527008
eISBN:
9780191713316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527008.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

While models of materials with memory are often introduced in a formal way, the purpose of the chapter is to show that models of electromagnetic materials with memory are well motivated on the ... More


The Lifshitz Theory of The Van Der Waals and Casimir Forces Between Plane Dielectrics

M. Bordag, G. L. Klimchitskaya, U. Mohideen, and V. M. Mostepanenko

in Advances in the Casimir Effect

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199238743
eISBN:
9780191716461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238743.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Starting with this chapter, the book goes on to deal with the Casimir effect for real bodies made of various materials rather than idealized boundaries. It presents Lifshitz theory, which provides a ... More


Charge Transfer Excitons

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the properties of charge-transfer excitons (CTEs) at interfaces and in donor-acceptor superlattices. In particular, collective properties of CTEs at donor-acceptor interface ... More


Metal clusters

Helmut Hofmann

in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

The stability of metal clusters exhibits shell effects similar to that of nuclei. This chapter reviews how this feature is treated in the jellium model. The main focus is on optical properties ... More


Problems of Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum coherence phenomena in electron-hole and coupled matter-light systems

Alexei L. Ivanov and Sergei G. Tikhodeev (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238873
eISBN:
9780191716652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238873.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The book, which is dedicated to Prof. Leonid V. Keldysh on his 75th anniversary, is a collection of review papers written by experts in condensed matter physics such as V. M. Agranovich, B. L. ... More


An Overview of Electromagnetic Fields

Paul L. Nunez and Ramesh Srinivasan

in Electric Fields of the Brain: The neurophysics of EEG

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195050387
eISBN:
9780199865673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195050387.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

This chapter presents the fundamentals of electric currents and fields using very minimal mathematics. The emphasis here differs substantially from that of typical engineering or physics texts for ... More


Beam-target interaction

Stefano Atzeni and JÜrgen Meyer-Ter-Vehn

in The Physics of Inertial Fusion: BeamPlasma Interaction, Hydrodynamics, Hot Dense Matter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198562641
eISBN:
9780191714030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198562641.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Targets for inertial fusion are driven by external beams. Energy deposition of high-power laser and ion beams is considered for cold and hot dense matter. Collisional and resonance absorption of ... More


Polaritons: Excitonic States Taking Account of Retardation

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents the microscopical theory of polaritons, being coherent superposition of one exciton and one transverse photon state. The dispersion of polaritons including the effect of spatial ... More


Dielectric Theory of Frenkel Excitons: Local Field Effects

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents the so-called dielectric theory of the Frenkel excitons. The theory is the generalization of the local field Lorentz theory to the case of anisotropic molecular solids. It takes ... More


Biphonons And Fermi Resonance in Vibrational Spectra of Crystals

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents the theory of the effects of strong anharmonicity in vibrational spectra of crystals. It contains the theory of biphonons, the theory of Fermi resonance by polaritons, the ... More


The Dielectric Tensor of Crystals in The Region of Excitonic Resonances

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents the calculation of dielectric tensor based on the application of polariton theory and the theory developed by Dzyaloshinsky and Pitaevsky, as well as the calculation of ... More


Dielectric Tensor of Superlattices

Vladimir M. Agranovich

in Excitations in Organic Solids

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199234417
eISBN:
9780191715426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234417.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents calculations of dielectric tensor of superlattices. In consideration of superlattices having large periods compared to lattice constants, equations of macroscopical ... More


IONIZATION EQUILIBRIUM AND THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF WEAKLY IONIZED PLASMAS

V. E. Fortov, I. T. Iakubov, and A. G. Khrapak

in Physics of Strongly Coupled Plasma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299805
eISBN:
9780191714948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299805.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter considers thermodynamic properties of partly ionized plasmas. The equation of ionization equilibrium (Saha equation) is obtained using the three-component model of electron-ion-atomic ... More


THERMODYNAMICS OF PLASMAS WITH DEVELOPED IONIZATION

V. E. Fortov, I. T. Iakubov, and A. G. Khrapak

in Physics of Strongly Coupled Plasma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299805
eISBN:
9780191714948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299805.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

The description of the thermodynamics of the strongly ionized plasma starts by discussing the most popular and well-studied model of the one-component plasma (OCP), which represents a system of point ... More


METALLIZATION OF NONIDEAL PLASMAS

V. E. Fortov, I. T. Iakubov, and A. G. Khrapak

in Physics of Strongly Coupled Plasma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299805
eISBN:
9780191714948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299805.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter discusses the properties of strongly coupled plasmas created not by strong heating but by strong compression at relatively low temperatures by means of the pressure-induced ionization. ... More


Properties of Liquid Water

D. Eisenberg and W. Kauzmann

in The Structure and Properties of Water

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570264
eISBN:
9780191715266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570264.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Efforts to verify or invalidate hypotheses on the structure of liquid water have been hampered by the lack of a general theory of the liquid state. In the absence of such a theory, conclusions about ... More


Electrostatics of semiconductor nanostructures

Thomas Ihn

in Semiconductor Nanostructures: Quantum states and electronic transport

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199534425
eISBN:
9780191715297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534425.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Semiconductor nanostructures consist of materials with dielectric properties. Doping introduces charge distributions, and metallic surface gates establish boundary conditions for electrostatic ... More


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