# Comment on “On the ionization equilibrium of hot hydrogen plasma and thermodynamic consistency of formulating finite partition functions” [Phys. Plasmas 17, 062701 (2010)]

@article{Potekhin2010CommentO, title={Comment on “On the ionization equilibrium of hot hydrogen plasma and thermodynamic consistency of formulating finite partition functions” [Phys. Plasmas 17, 062701 (2010)]}, author={Alexander Y. Potekhin}, journal={Physics of Plasmas}, year={2010}, volume={17}, pages={124705} }

Zaghloul [Phys. Plasmas 17, 062701 (2010)] reconsiders the occupation probability formalism in plasma thermodynamics and claims inconsistencies in previous models. I show that the origin of this incorrect claim is an omission of the configurational factor from the partition function.

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Response to “Comment on ‘On the ionization equilibrium of hot hydrogen plasma and thermodynamic consistency of formulating finite partition functions’ ” [Phys. Plasmas 17, 124705 (2010)]

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- 2010

Potekhin [Phys. Plasmas 17, 124705 (2010)] claims that the inconsistencies in previous models of the well-known occupation probability formalism, which we have pointed out in Zaghloul [Phys. Plasmas…

A simple thermodynamic model of diluted hydrogen gas/plasma for CFD applications

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- 2015

Abstract
This work describes a simple thermodynamic model of the hydrogen gas at low densities and for temperatures going from those involving quantum rotations of ortho- and para-hydrogen up to the…

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