By Hans R. Griem
This monograph offers a complete description of the theoretical foundations and experimental purposes of spectroscopic equipment in plasma physics study. the 1st 3 chapters introduce the classical and quantum concept of radiation, with targeted descriptions of line strengths and excessive density results. the following bankruptcy describes theoretical and experimental features of spectral line broadening. the next 5 chapters are involved in non-stop spectra, point kinetics and pass sections, thermodynamic equilibrium family members, radiative strength move, and radiative strength losses. The e-book concludes with 3 chapters masking the fundamentals of assorted purposes of plasma spectroscopy to density and temperature measurements and to the choice of a few different plasma homes. Over a thousand references not just advisor the reader to unique learn lined within the chapters, but in addition to experimental info and instrumentation. it will be an enormous textual content and reference for all these engaged on plasmas in physics, optics, nuclear engineering, and chemistry, in addition to astronomy, astrophysics and area physics.