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Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

by M. R. C. McDowell

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Published by Springer US in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physics

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    Statementedited by M. R. C. McDowell, A. M. Ferendeci
    SeriesNATO Advanced Study Institutes Series, Series B: Physics -- 53, NATO advanced study institutes series -- 53.
    ContributionsFerendeci, A. M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC170-197
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27018925M
    ISBN 101461591619
    ISBN 109781461591610
    OCLC/WorldCa840286779

    Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion The thermonuclear reaction is the fusion of two light atomic nuclei into a single heavier nucleus by a collision of the two interacting particles with high temperature as a consequence of which a large amount of energy is released.   System Upgrade on Tue, May 19th, at 2am (ET) During this period, E-commerce and registration of new users may not be available for up to 12 hours.

    Thermonuclear bomb, weapon whose explosive power results from an uncontrolled self-sustaining chain reaction in which isotopes of hydrogen combine under high temperatures to form helium in a process known as nuclear fusion. The temperatures required for the reaction are produced by the detonation of . This new book edited by R Janev covers in 16 chapters almost all important atomic and molecular collision processes of relevance for the modelling and diagnostics of fusion edge plasmas. These processes include excitation, ionization of atoms and molecules by electrons, as well as electron - ion recombination processes and low-energy charge Cited by: 2.

    Oktay E Atomic processes relevant to energy balance and impurity control in fusion reactors Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion ed M R C McDowell and A M Ferendeci (Plenum, New York) CrossrefCited by: Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy dared to predict at its opening that ‘‘a method of controlled release of the energy of nuclear fusion would be discovered in the next 20 years’’, i.e. by In a certain sense, this prediction time,aplasmaatatemperature ofthe order of 1 keV was created on the T


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Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion by M. R. C. McDowell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion (Nato Science Series B:) [M. McDowell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The NATO Advanced Study Institute on Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled TheI'IllOnuclear Fusion was held at Chateau de Bonas.

The NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled TheI'IllOnuclear Fusion" was held at Chateau de Bonas, Castera-Verduzan, Gel's, France, from 13th to 24th Augustand this volume contains the text of the invited lectures. The NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled TheI'IllOnuclear Fusion" was held at Chateau de Bonas, Castera-Verduzan, Gel's, France, from 13th to 24th Augustand this volume contains the text of the invited lectures.

The Institute was supported by the. NATO Advanced Study Institute on Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion ( Castéra-Verduzan, France). Atomic and molecular processes in controlled thermonuclear fusion. New York: Plenum Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource.

The goal of controlled thermonuclear fusion research is to produce a high-temperature, completely ionized plasma in which the nuclei of two hydrogen isotopes, deuterium and tritium, undergo enough fusion reactions so that the nuclear energy released by these fusion reactions can be transformed into heat and electricity with an overall gain in.

Get this from a library. Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion. [M R C McDowell; A M Ferendeci] -- The NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled TheI'IllOnuclear Fusion" was held at Chateau de Bonas, Castera-Verduzan, Gel's, France, from 13th to 24th August.

Atomic and plasma-material interaction processes play an important role in thermonuclear fusion plasmas and the knowledge of these processes has a significant impact on fusion energy research and development. The present volume provides a comprehensive survey of atomic and plasma-material interaction aspects of controlled thermonuclear fusion.

@article{osti_, title = {Atomic and molecular physics of controlled thermonuclear fusion}, author = {Joachain, C J and Post, D E}, abstractNote = {This book attempts to provide a comprehensive introduction to the atomic and molecular physics of controlled thermonuclear fusion, and also a self-contained source from which to start a systematic study of the field.

The need for long-term energy sources, in particular for our highly technological society, has become increasingly apparent during the last decade.

One of these sources, of tremendous poten­ tial importance, is controlled thermonuclear fusion. The goal of controlled thermonuclear fusion research is.

The general role of atomic collision processes in the design and operation of fusion devices has been reviewed recently by many researchers.

Steady improvements in the characteristics of magnetically confined plasmas—in particular, toroidal plasmas of the Tokamak type—have produced a new awareness of the importance of such processes in the mechanisms of plasma heating, energy and Cited by: Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion The NATO Advanced Study Institute on Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled TheI'IllOnuclear Fusion was held at Chateau de Bonas, Castera-Verduzan, Gel's, France, from 13th to 24th Augustand this volume contains the text of the invited lectures.

Presents an overview of fusion energy research, general principles of magnetic confinement, and general principles of inertial confinement. Discusses the calculation and measurement of atomic and molecular processes relevant to fusion, and the atomic and molecular physics of.

Thermonuclear fusion is a way to achieve nuclear fusion by using extremely high temperatures. There are two forms of thermonuclear fusion: uncontrolled, in which the resulting energy is released in an uncontrolled manner, as it is in thermonuclear weapons ("hydrogen bombs") and in most stars; and controlled, where the fusion reactions take place in an environment allowing some or all of the.

ADVANCES IN ATOMIC A N D MOLECULAR PHYSICS, VOL. I S ~~ ATOMIC COLLISION PROCESSES IN CONTROLLED THERMONUCLEAR FUSION RESEARCH H. GILBODY Department of Pure and Applied Physics The Queen 's University o f Belfast Belfast, Northern Ireland by:   Atomic and Molecular Processes describes radiative and collisional processes involving atoms or molecules.

Organized into 21 chapters, this book emphasizes the developments in these processes stimulated by the growth of interest in space science, astrophysics, and plasma Edition: 1.

Nuclear fusion, process by which nuclear reactions between light elements form heavier elements (up to iron). In cases where the interacting nuclei belong to elements with low atomic numbers (e.g., hydrogen [atomic number 1] or its isotopes deuterium and tritium), substantial amounts of energy are released.

The vast energy potential of nuclear fusion was first exploited in thermonuclear. Thermonuclear fusion is a method to attain nuclear fusion by using extremely high temperatures. There are two types of thermonuclear fusion: uncontrolled, wherein the resulting energy is released in an uncontrolled manner, for example, in thermonuclear weapons ("hydrogen bombs") and in most stars.

The book also evaluates the theory of excitation and ionization by electron impact; measurement of collisional excitation and ionization cross sections; and spectral line broadening in plasmas. The selection is a dependable reference for readers Book Edition: 1. The journal is aimed at publication of papers and reviews which present the concepts of fusion reactors, the forecasts of fusion power engineering development, and results of theoretical and experimental studies of high-temperature plasma physics, analyse engineering and technological problems of the controlled thermonuclear fusion, discuss the.

The goals of atomic, molecular, and optical physics (AMO physics) are to elucidate the fundamental laws of physics, to understand the structure of matter and how matter evolves at the atomic and molecular levels, to understand light in all its manifestations, and to create new techniques and devices.

The crucial role of atomic and molecular processes in the success of controlled fusion: Authors: Post, Douglass E.

Affiliation: AA(International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Garching bei München, Germany and San Diego, USA, Joint Work Sites) Publication: The first international conference on atomic and molecular data and their standards.Atomic and molecular physics issues in current thermonuclear fusion research Article in Contemporary Physics 46(2) March with 4 Reads How we measure 'reads'.This well-illustrated resource provides vital cross-section information for the atomic and molecular collision processes taking place in the boundary region of magnetically confined fusion plasmas and in other laboratory and astrophysical low-temperature plasmas.

The expertly assessed information in this noteworthy volume includes the most recent experimental and theoretical results presented.