Special Issue "Spectral Line Shapes in Plasmas II"

A special issue of Atoms (ISSN 2218-2004).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Evgeny Stambulchik

Plasma Laboratory, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 7610001, Israel
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Phone: 972-8-9343610
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Interests: line-shape broadening in plasmas; Stark and Zeeman effects; polarization spectroscopy; non-LTE kinetics in plasmas
Guest Editor
Dr. Annette Calisti

Laboratoire PIIM, UMR7345, Aix-Marseille Université—CNRS, Centre Saint Jérôme Case 322, 13397 Marseille Cedex 20, France
Phone: +33(0)491282719
Guest Editor
Dr. Hyun-Kyung Chung

Department of Physics and Photon Science, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju Buk-gu Cheomdan-gwagiro 123, 61005, Korea
Phone: +82-10-7218-7285
Fax: +43 1 26007
Interests: atomic, molecular and plasma-surface interaction data for fusion applications; atomic processes in plasmas; non-LTE kinetics in plasmas; radiative properties of hot dense matter; plasma spectroscopy modeling
Guest Editor
Dr. Manuel Á. González Delgado

Departamento de Física Aplicada, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Informática, Universidad de Valladolid, Paseo de Belén 15, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: atomic line shape calculation; plasma diagnostics; computer simulation; mLearning; biometrics

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The Spectral Line Shapes in Plasma (SLSP) code comparison workshop series [1] has gained a steady momentum, with four meetings organized thus far—in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2017. A large number of diverse problems have been analyzed, advancing understanding of the phenomena involved and increasing accuracy of the models. Doubtlessly, this has significantly aided in improving theoretical aspects of line-shape analysis—one of the most important tools for diagnostics of both laboratory and space plasma.

The first Special Issue of Atoms under this title was published in 2014 [2], covering selected topics from the first two workshops. With the hope of establishing tradition, we decided to arrange for the present Special Issue as a place for disseminating new results obtained in the course of the 3rd and 4th SLSP workshops. In addition, as it was also the case with the first “Spectral Line Shapes in Plasmas” Special Issue, we welcome contributions from the wider community working on diverse aspects of calculations of spectral line shapes in plasma.

[1] http://plasmagate.weizmann.ac.il/SLSP/

[2] http://www.mdpi.com/journal/atoms/special_issues/SpectralLineShapes

Dr. Evgeny Stambulchik
Dr. Annette Calisti
Dr. Hyun-Kyung Chung
Dr. Manuel Á. González Delgado
Guest Editors

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  • spectral line shapes
  • line broadening
  • Stark effect
  • Zeeman effect
  • code comparison

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