This book is devoted to the physical properties of nonideal plasma which is compressed so strongly that the effects of interparticle interactions govern the plasma behavior. The interest in this plasma was generated by the development of modern technologies and facilities whose operations were based on high densities of energy. In this volume, the methods of nonideal plasma generation and diagnostics are considered. The experimental results are given and the main theoretical models of nonideal plasma state are discussed. The problems of thermodynamics, electro-physics, optics and dynamic stability are covered.
Non-ideal plasma - basic concepts; electrical methods of non-ideal plasma generation; dynamic methods in the physics of non-ideal plasma; ionization equilibrium and thermodynamic properties of weakly ionized plasma; thermodynamics of plasma with developed ionization; electric conductivity of partly ionized plasma; electric conductivity of fully ionized plasma; optical properties of dense plasma; non-ideal plasma with disperse condensed phase (CDP); dynamics and stability of non-ideal plasma.