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The principle of relativity and the indeterminacy of special relativity
This work ends a trilogy devoted to a journey into the foundations of special relativity. The first paper debated the meaning of the constancy of the twoway speed of light and its close relation toExpand
Kinetic modeling of low-pressure nitrogen discharges and post-discharges
The kinetic modeling of low-pressure (p ∼ 1−10 torr) stationary nitrogen discharges and the corresponding afterglows is reviewed. It is shown that a good description of the overall behavior ofExpand
Role played by the N2(A3Σu+) metastable in stationary N2 and N2-O2 discharges
The role played by the N2(A3Σu+) metastable on the overall kinetics of N2 and N2-O2 stationary discharges is illustrated by using a kinetic model based on the self-consistent solutions to theExpand
Electron and heavy particle kinetics in a low-pressure nitrogen glow discharge
A detailed kinetic model is used to investigate the mechanisms for ionization, dissociation and atomic re-association in a low-pressure positive column. The approach is based on the self-consistentExpand
Kinetic model of a low-pressure N/sub 2/-O/sub 2/ flowing glow discharge
A self-consistent kinetic model is developed to study dc flowing glow discharges in N/sub 2//O/sub 2/ mixtures. This model includes the calculation of electron energy distribution functions andExpand
Electron-neutral scattering cross sections for CO2: a complete and consistent set and an assessment of dissociation
This work proposes a complete and consistent set of cross sections for electron collisions with carbon dioxide (CO2) molecules to be published in the IST-Lisbon database with LXCat. The set isExpand
Self-consistent kinetic model of the short-lived afterglow in flowing nitrogen
A detailed kinetic model for the flowing nitrogen microwave discharge and post-discharge is developed with the aim of gaining a deeper understanding into the processes responsible for the formationExpand
Kinetic model of a low-pressure microwave discharge in O 2 -N 2 including the effects of O ions on the characteristics for plasma maintenance
A consistent theoretical analysis of a low-pressure (pD 1 Torr) microwave discharge (!=2D 433 MHz and 2450 MHz) in O2-N2 is presented. The model is based on the coupled solutions to the homogeneousExpand
Active species downstream of an Ar?O2 surface-wave microwave discharge for biomedicine, surface treatment and nanostructuring
Self-consistent theoretical models have been developed in order to investigate the early and remote flowing afterglows of a surface-wave Ar?O2 microwave discharge generated at 2.45?GHz in a 0.5?cmExpand