Spectral Line Shapes in Plasmas
by Evgeny Stambulchik (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2015
Number of pages: 229
Line-shape analysis is one of the most important tools for diagnostics of both laboratory and space plasmas. Its reliable implementation requires sufficiently accurate calculations, which imply the use of analytic methods and computer codes of varying complexity, and, necessarily, varying limits of applicability and accuracy.
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