Kinetic phenomena in transport of electrons and positrons in gases caused by the properties of scattering cross sections

Petrović, Zoran Lj., Marjanovic, Srdan, Dujko, Saša, Banković, Ana, Šašić, Olivera, Bošnjaković, Danko, Stojanović, Vladimir, Malović, Gordana, Buckman, Stephen, Garcia, Gustavo, White, Ron, Sullivan, James, and Brunger, Michael (2014) Kinetic phenomena in transport of electrons and positrons in gases caused by the properties of scattering cross sections. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 488 (Section 1). 012047.

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Abstract

Collisions of electrons, atoms, molecules, photons and ions are the basic processes in plasmas and ionized gases in general. This is especially valid for low temperature collisional plasmas. Kinetic phenomena in transport are very sensitivitive to the shape of the cross sections and may at the same time affect the macroscopic applications. We will show how transport theory or simulation codes, phenomenology, kinetic phenomena and transport data may be used to improve our knowledge of the cross sections, our understanding of the plasma models, application of the swarm physics in ionized gases and similar applications to model and improve gas filled traps of positrons. Swarm techniques could also be a starting point in applying atomic and molecular data in models of electron or positron therapy/diagnostics in radiation related medicine.

Item ID: 34793
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1742-6596
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Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 03:54
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