TitleExtreme states of matter : on Earth and in the cosmos
Author(s)Vladimir E. Fortov
PublicationBerlin, Springer, 2011.
Description1 online resource (xii, 332 p.) : col. ill
Abstract NoteWith its many beautiful colour pictures, this book gives fascinating insights into the unusual forms and behaviour of matter under extremely high pressures and temperatures. These extreme states are generated, among other things, by strong shock, detonation and electric explosion waves, dense laser beams, electron and ion beams, hypersonic entry of spacecraft into dense atmospheres of planets, and in many other situations characterized by extremely high pressures and temperatures. Written by one of the world's foremost experts on the topic, this book will inform and fascinate all scientists de
Contents NotePreface; References; Contents; 1 Introduction; References; 2 Matter under Extreme Conditions: Classification of States; References; 3 High Energy Densities in Laboratories; 3.1 Main Lines of Research; 3.2 Generators of High Energy Densities; 3.3 Static Methods Using Diamond Anvils; 3.4 Dynamic Methods; 3.5 Light-Gas Guns or Chemical and Nuclear Explosions; 3.6 Quasi-classical Model of a Substance; 3.7 Devices of High-Current Impulse Energetics; References; 4 High-Power Lasers in High-Energy-Density Physics; References; 5 Relativistic Charged Particle Beams
NotesIncludes bibliographical references
Keyword(s)1. COSMIC MAGNETIC FIELDS 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. MATTER 5. NEUTRON STARS 6. PHYSICS 7. PLASMA (IONIZED GASES) 8. PULSARS 9. SCIENCE
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