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Plasma Science - Recent Advances, New Perspectives and Applications

Sukhmander Singh

Central University of Rajasthan

Assistant professor in the Department of Physics at the Central University of Rajasthan, India, who has published numerous research papers and conference proceedings in journals of international repute and contributed many book chapters. Dr. Singh is currently working on plasma waves and instabilities in Hall thrusters.

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Plasma Density Temperature Plasma Oscillations and Waves Hydromagnetic Waves Plasma Dielectric Tensor Plasma Instabilities Hydromagnetic Equilibrium Nonlinear Effects in Plasma Plasma Diffusions Plasma Sheath Applications of Plasma Physics

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Plasma is the most widespread form of the fourth state of matter, comprising more than 99% of the universe. Plasma is used to disinfect clothing and sterilize surgical equipment due to its antibacterial properties. This book is proposed to provide an advanced understanding of plasma physics and its importance in science and engineering. The book aims to be useful for everyone interested in the current development of plasma theory. The book will contain invited chapters from the experts, who are working on plasma waves, terahertz waves, solitons, higher-order harmonic generation, and dusty plasmas. The microplasma technology can be applied to generate and detect THz sources. The laser-induced microplasma is used to produce terahertz radiation with a wide frequency spectrum. The electric propulsion system is also based on the discharge of plasma which is used to produce high exhaust velocity. This book will serve as a reference source for plasma physics researchers. The reader is expected to have had experience with basic electrodynamics, including Maxwell’s equations and the propagation of plane waves in space.

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Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: May 10th 2022

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline for chapter proposals: June 7th 2022

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Deadline for full chapters: August 6th 2022

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: October 25th 2022

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

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Expected publication date: December 24th 2022

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About the editor

Sukhmander Singh

Central University of Rajasthan

Dr. Sukhmander Singh is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Physics at Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India. He obtained his MSc (Physics) from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi and PhD (Plasma Physics) from IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India. Previously, he was assistant professor at Motilal Nehru College, University of Delhi. He has published numerous research papers and conference proceedings in journals of international repute as well as contributed many book chapters. He is an active reviewer for many international journals. His areas of interest include theory and simulation of plasma waves and instabilities.

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