Horizons in World Physics. Volume 292


Albert Reimer (Editor)

Series: Horizons in World Physics
BISAC: SCI055000

In this book, Chapter One reviews the dynamics of an apokamp and its parent discharge, present spectral data on apokamps in air, helium, and argon, and discuss possible applications of the novel phenomenon, in particular for simulating transient luminous events such as blue and red jets and for creating apokamp-based exciplex sources. In Chapter Two, a stratigraphic and structural interpretation of the seismic profiles recorded in the northern Ischia Island is presented aimed at improving the knowledge of the northern Ischia coastal belt and its relationships with the emplacement of the slide deposits in the offshore surrounding the Ischia island, which has been controlled by the complex and different volcano-tectonic events. Chapter Three covers Ga2O3, a promising wide bandgap semiconductor for applications including power electronics and photodetectors and is available in large diameter, high quality bulk crystalline form. Chapter Four contests the big bang thoery, showing the manifold of the hyperbolic Universe is complete with no singular points. Chapter Five shows that the structure of nuclei determines the structure of chemical compounds, their bonds are formed by free-oscillating protons (FOP) between the baryonic states of the nucleons and their dissolved forms in PV. Chapter Six discusses the current state of research of artificial atoms (superatoms) (quasiatomic nanoheterostructures) and more complex nanostructures based on them-synthetic molecules, proposed a new model of an artificial atom, satisfactorily explaining its electronic properties, as well as the prospects for the development of the new scientific field. Chapter Seven discusses how fire in microgravity can create flamelets and flameballs and undergoes bifurcations when interacted upon by acoustic waves. In Chapter Eight, an analogous (dual) concept of measurability is defined in thermodynamics on the basis of a minimal inverse temperature. Chapter Nine is devoted to a pedagogical synthesis of the mathematical formalism employed in this analysis, i.e. the optical structure of general relativity investigated by Christodoulou, Klainerman and other authors after them. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Apokamp: A New Type of Plasma Jet
E. A. Sosnin, V. F. Tarasenko, V. A. Panarin and V. F. Skakun (Institute of High Current Electronics, SB RAS, Tomsk, Russia)

Chapter 2. The Geophysical and Geological Setting of Northern Ischia Island (Naples Bay, Southern Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy) Based on High Resolution Seismic Reflection Profiles
Gemma Aiello (Institute for Marine and Coastal Environment (IAMC), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Calata Porta di Massa, Porto di Napoli, Napoli, Italy)

Chapter 3. Advances in Ga2O3 Materials, Devices and Processing
Jiancheng Yang, Patrick H. Carey IV, Shihyun Ahn, F. Ren, Soohwan Jang, S. J. Pearton and A. Kuramata (Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville,

Chapter 4. The Big Bang May Have Never Existed
Salah A. Mabkhout (Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Education, Thamar University, Dhamar, Republic of Yemen)

Chapter 5. Mendeleev Table of Elements’ Reexamination
K. Zubow, A. Zubow and V. A. Zubow (Department of Telecommunication Networks Group, TU, Berlin, Germany, and others)

Chapter 6. New Quasiatomic Nanoheterostructures: Superatoms
Sergey I. Pokutnyi and Petr P. Gorbyk, Chu³ko (Institute of Surface Chemistry of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine)

Chapter 7. Acoustic Flame Suppression in Microgravity
Nathanial Wiggins and Miguel Rosales (Mathematics and Engineering, San Jacinto College, Houston, USA, and others)

Chapter 8. The Measurability Notion in Quantum Theory, Gravity and Thermodynamics: Basic Facts and Implications
Alexander E. Shalyt-Margolin (Institute for Nuclear Problems, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus)

Chapter 9. A Concise Introduction to Trapped Surface Formation in General Relativity
Donato Bini and Giampiero Esposito (Istituto M. Picone, CNR, Rome, Italy, and others)


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