Strongly Coupled Plasma Physics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483229089, 9781483275154

Strongly Coupled Plasma Physics

1st Edition

Proceedings of Yamada Conference XXIV on Strongly Coupled Plasma Physics, Lake Yamanaka, Japan, August 29—September 2, 1989

Editors: Setsuo Ichimaru
eBook ISBN: 9781483275154
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st January 1990
Page Count: 732
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Description

Strongly Coupled Plasma Physics covers the proceedings of the 24th Yamada Conference on Strongly Coupled Plasma Physics, held from August 29 to September 2, 1989 at Hotel Mount Fuji near Lake Yamanaka on the outskirts of Tokyo. The book focuses on the reactions, technologies, interactions, and transformations of charged particles.
The selection first offers information on phase transitions in dense astrophysical plasmas and plasma thermodynamics and the evolution of brown dwarfs and planets, as well as solidification of dense astrophysical plasmas, evolution of brown dwarfs, and structure of Jupiter. The text then examines the discovery of low mass objects in Taurus and topics in X-ray astronomy from observations with GINGA.
The publication ponders on proton abundance in hot neutron star matter; thermonuclear reaction rates of dense carbon-oxygen mixtures in white dwarfs; and quantum simulation of superconductivity. The text also examines dynamic simulation of mixed quantum-classical systems and Monte-Carlo simulations for the surface properties of the strongly coupled one-component plasma.
The selection is a dependable reference for readers interested in strongly coupled plasma physics.

Table of Contents


Preface

List of Committees

Group Photograph

Opening Address

Welcome Address

Yamada Science Foundation and the Scope of Yamada Conferences

Executive Members of Yamada Science Foundation

Chapter I: Astrophysics

Phase Transitions in Dense Astrophysical Plasmas

Plasma Thermodynamics and the Evolution of Brown Dwarfs and Planets

Discovery of Low Mass Objects in Taurus

Topics in X-Ray Astronomy from Observations with Ginga

Proton Abundance in Hot Neutron Star Matter

Thermonuclear Reaction Rates of Dense Carbon-Oxygen Mixtures in White Dwarfs

Chapter II: Computer Simulations of Quantum and Classical Many-Body Systems

Quantum Monte Carlo Simulation of Hydrogen Plasmas

Quantum Simulation of Superconductivity

Dynamic Simulation of Mixed Quantum-Classical Systems

Monte Carlo Simulation Study of Dense Plasmas: Freezing, Transport and Nuclear Reaction

Static and Dynamic Properties of Confined, Cold Ion Plasmas: MD Simulations

Molecular Dynamics Study of Rapidly Quenched OCP

Monte-Carlo Simulations for the Surface Properties of the Strongly Coupled One-Component Plasma

Chapter III: Glass and Freezing Transitions

Freezing of Coulomb Liquids

Density Functional Theory of Quantum Wigner Crystallization

Molecular Dynamics Studies of Glassy States: Supercooled Liquids and Amorphized Solids

Stochastic Dynamics of Atoms near a Glass Transition Point

Molecular-Dynamics Study of Binary Alloys: Dynamical Correlations of the Supercooled Liquids near the Glass Transition of Binary Soft-Sphere Mixtures

Effect of the Quantum Electrons to Formation of a Crystalline Order in Alkali Metals

Chapter IV: Strong-Coupling Theories and Experiments in Specific Geometries

Observation of Correlations in Finite, Strongly Coupled Ion Plasmas

Theory of Strongly-Correlated Pure Ion Plasma in Penning Traps

Surface Properties of the Coulomb Liquids: from the Classical One-Component Plasma to Liquid Metals

Classical Charged Particle Systems with Interfaces

Surface Correlations in Classical Finite Coulomb Systems

Pattern Formation Processes in Binary Mixtures with Surfactants

Chapter V: Charged Particles in Lower Dimensions and/or in Magnetic Fields

Excitations in Conducting Polymers

Doping Disorder and Band Structures in Conjugated Polymers

Strongly Coupled One-Dimensional System and the Polymer

Many-Body Effects in Quantum Wells

Strongly Correlated Two-Dimensional Electrons Formed on Dielectric Materials

Two-Dimensional Coulomb Systems: Solvable Models at Γ = 2

Approximate Thermodynamic Functions for the Two-Dimensional Two-Component Coulomb Gas

Strongly Coupled 2D OCP in a Magnetic Field

Collisional Relaxation of a Strongly Magnetized Pure Electron Plasma (Theory and Experiment)

Long-Time Tails of Time Correlation Functions for an Ionic Mixture in a Magnetic Field and the Validity of Magnetohydrodynamics

Chapter VI: Quantum Electron Liquids in Strong Coupling

Density Functional Theory of Superconductors Regarded as Two-Component Plasmas

Green's Function and Dynamic Correlations of Electrons in Metals

Frequency-Dependent Local-Field Factor G(k,ω) for a Two-Dimensional Electron Gas

Variational Theory of Electron Liquid

Landau Interaction Function and Effective Mass of an Electron Liquid

RPA, Vertex Correction and Superconductivity in Two-Dimensional Models

Absence of Exponential Screening in Quantum Mechanical Plasmas

Chapter VII: Metallic Systems

Nature of Phonons, Isotope Effect, and Superconductivity in Ba1-xKxBiO3

Microscopic Derivation of Landau-Ginzburg Free Energy for an Ion-Electron Two-Component Plasma

Thermodynamic Properties of a Liquid Metal Using a Soft-Sphere Reference System

Electron-Ion Strong Coupling Effects in Dense Hydrogen Plasmas I. Equation of State and Electric Conductivity

Density Functional Approach to Particle Correlations and Electronic Structure in Dense Plasmas

Effect of the Electron-Ion Correlation Potentials on Thermodynamic Functions in Dense H and He Plasmas

Energy Loss of Charged Particles in Liquid and Amorphous Metals

Studies of a Strongly Coupled Plasma Produced in a Capillary Discharge

The Measurement of Transport Properties in Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Electrical Resistivity of Strongly Coupled Plasmas in Intense Fields

Generation of a Strongly Coupled Plasma with Electron Temperature around 4.2 K in Cryogenic Helium Gases

Measurement of the Dynamic Form Factor at Low Frequencies for a Plasma with Γ = .06

Chapter VIII: Metal-Insulator Transition

Thermodynamic and Structural Properties of Fluid Metals in the Metal-Insulator Transition Range

Theoretical Study of Atomic and Electronic Structures in Microclusters of Potassium and Mercury

Ionization Effects in a Model Fluid

The Insulator-Metal Transition in Dense Plasmas

Pressure Ionization in Fluid Hydrogen

Thermodynamics and Transport in Dense Partially Ionized Plasmas

Chapter IX: Atomic and Molecular States and Radiation

Generalized Schrodinger Equations for Shifts, Widths, and Wave Functions of Atomic and Molecular States in Dense Matter

Dynamics of Electric Fields in Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Electron-Ion Strong Coupling Effects in Dense Hydrogen Plasmas II. Electric Levels of Impurity Ions

Equation of State and Opacity of Dense Plasmas

Some Interpretation of Experimental Values of DC Electrical Conductivity and Spectral Line Shape

Experimental Study of Optical Properties of Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Many-Electron Effects on Dynamic Processes in Dense Matter

Chapter X: Shock-Compressed Plasmas and Inertial-Confinement-Fusion Plasmas

Laser Produced Optically-Thin Strongly Coupled Plasmas

Ion Beam-Plasma Interaction: a Standard Model Approach

Particle Simulations on Static and Dynamic Properties of Two Component Hot Dense Plasmas

Optical Observation of Laser-Compressed Material

Mechanism of Fuel Compression in ICF and Property of Compressed Fuel Plasma

Charge Neutralization During Propagation of Intense Light Ion Beam for ICF Driver

Chapter XI: Dense Multi-Ionic Systems

Dynamics and Mechanism of Diffusion in Superionic Conductors

Properties of Strongly Coupled Multi-Ionic Plasmas

Linear and Electronic Transport in Strongly Coupled Binary Ionic Mixtures

Statistical-Mechanical Effects on Cold Nuclear Fusion in Metal Hydrides

Chapter XII: Strong-Coupling Theories and Experiments in General

Critical Compressibility Factory of Lattice Gas

Structural Phase Transitions in Dense Hydrogen

Plasma Contributions to the Cohesive Energy of Charge Stabilized Colloidal Systems

A Two-Dimensional Polymer Chain with Short-Range Interactions

New Empirical Bridge Functions of Integral Equation: Application to the Binary Supercooled Liquids of the Twelfth Inverse Power Potential

Extended Mean Density Approximation for Structure Factors of Fluids

Integral Equation Approach for Charged Colloidal Dispersions

Density Functional Theory and Langevin-Diffusion Equation

Author Index

Subject Index

Details

No. of pages:
732
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 1990
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9781483275154

About the Editor

Setsuo Ichimaru