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The Atmosphere and Ionosphere

Elementary Processes, Discharges and Plasmoids

  • Vladimir Bychkov
  • Gennady Golubkov
  • Anatoly Nikitin

Part of the Physics of Earth and Space Environments book series (EARTH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. N. N. Bezuglov, Gennady V. Golubkov, A. N. Klyucharev
    Pages 1-60
  3. A. A. Lushnikov
    Pages 79-164
  4. A. A. Namgaladze, M. Förster, B. E. Prokhorov, O. V. Zolotov
    Pages 165-219
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 275-284

About this book


The book presents research devoted to atmospheric and ionospheric science reported during the Conference “Atmosphere, Ionosphere, Safety” held in Kaliningrad, Russia in July 2010. It consists of works devoted to physics of elementary processes, aerosols, ionosphere dynamics, microwave discharges and plasmoids. Such a wide range of topics presents a comprehensive analysis of this atmospheric science including trends and questions which exist to be solved.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Vladimir Bychkov
    • 1
  • Gennady Golubkov
    • 2
  • Anatoly Nikitin
    • 3
  1. 1., Faculty of PhysicsLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Semenov Institute of Chemical PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  3. 3., Institute of Energy Problems of ChemicalRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

About the editors

Vladimir L. Bychkov is a leading researcher at the Department of Physics at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. He has 35 years of experience in plasma physics studies, the physics of elementary processes, gas discharges, plasma chemistry and ball lightning.
Gennady V. Golubkov is a leading scientist at the Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has 40 years of experience in quantum scattering theory, the theory of atom-molecular processes, and of low temperature plasma.
Anatoly I. Nikitin is a principle researcher at the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Energy Problems of Chemical Physics in Moscow. He has 45 years of experience in quantum electronics research, chemical physics, plasma physics and chemistry, and ball lightning.

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