Thermodynamic Approach to Determination of the Degree of Inhomogeneity of a Capacitive Discharge

É A. Sosnin, A. A. Pikulev, V. F. Tarasenko

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It is shown in the case of capacitive discharge excilamps that the thermal power of the discharge is proportional to the volume filling coefficient of the discharge. It is proposed to treat the found phenomenon as an analog of the effect of the normal current density of a barrier discharge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1258-1261
Number of pages4
JournalRussian Physics Journal
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes



  • excilamp
  • isochorous process
  • thermal power

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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