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2021/2022

Electric Discharges and their Applications

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XP02EVA ZK 4 3P
Lecturer:
Pavel Kubeš (guarantor)
Tutor:
Pavel Kubeš (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Classification of electric discharges. Townsend?s theory. Glow discharge. Processes on the surface of electrodes. Technological applications. Plasma displays. High-frequency and microwave discharge. Arc. Corona. Spark discharge. Lightning. Ball lightning. Z-pinch and its properties. Electromagnetic collapse. X-ray sources, controlled fusion. Generation of magnetic fields of Earth.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1)Classification of electric discharges

2)Townsend?s theory

3)Glow discharge. Processes on the surface of electrodes

4)Technological applications. Plasma displays

5)High-frequency and microwave discharge

6)Arc

7)Corona

8)Spark discharge.

9)Lightning. Ball lightning

10)Z-pinch and its properties

11)Electromagnetic collapse

12)X-ray sources

13)Controlled thermonuclear fusion

14)Generation of magnetic fields of Earth

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

Yu.P.Raizer : Gas Discharge Physics,Springer, 1998

J.Reece Roth: Industrial Plasma Engineering, 2001

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/XP02EVA
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomT2:B2-39e

12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Cvičebna
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-14
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