9780123859778

Plasma Engineering: Applications from Aerospace to Bio- and Nanotechnology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780123859778

  • ISBN10:

    0123859778

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/27/2013
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
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Summary

This is the first textbook that addresses plasma engineering in the aerospace, nanotechnology, and bioengineering fields from a unified stand point. It includes a large number of worked examples, end of chapter exercises, and historical perspectives. Accompanying the text is plasma simulation software covering the Particle in Cell (PIC) approach. Plasma Engineering is a textbook which covers the fundamentals of plasma physics at a level suitable for students using application examples. It contains the widest variety of applications of any text on the market, spanning the areas of aerospace engineering, nanotechnology, and nano-bioengineering. This is a highly practically useful text for courses on Plasma Engineering or Plasma Physics in departments of Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Physics. It is also useful as an introduction to plasma engineering and its applications for early career researchers and practicing engineers. About the Authors; Michael Keidar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The George Washington University. He is Director of George Washington Institute for Nanotechnology. He is a Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), member of the American Physical Society (APS) and a founding member of the International Society of Plasma Medicine (ISPM), and a member of AIAA Electric Propulsion Technical Committee (EP). The Micropropulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MpNL), was founded and directed by him. His research interest include plasma propulsion, plasma-based nanotechnology and medicine. He has authored over 130 journal papers, book chapter and 5 patents. Isak Beilis is a Professor of the Faculty of Engineering at Tel Aviv University. He is a Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Member of Israel Plasma Sciences and Technology Association, Member of Israel Physical Society. Guest Editor of Special Issue of IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE. His research interests include physical phenomena in high current electrical discharges, at the electrode surface and in the near electrode plasma, vacuum arc film deposition, ablation phenomena at solid-plasma interface, laser matter interaction. He has authored 170 journal articles, 12 book chapters, 2 patents and co-author of 2 books. This is the first textbook that addresses plasma engineering in the aerospace, nanotechnology, and bioengineering fields from a unified stand point. It includes a large number of worked examples, end of chapter exercises, and historical perspectives. Accompanying the text is plasma simulation software covering the Particle in Cell (PIC) approach.

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