Plasma and high temperature gas thermodynamics

o          Calculation of partition functions for atoms and ions for Titanium and Iron up to 15 kK
o          Partition function calculation for TiO molecule in the temperature range of 4 – 10 kK
o          Thermodynamic equilibria in Argon or Neon plasma jets
o          Applicability of different theories of the ionization potential decrease
o          Application of the classical thermodynamics and fluid mechanics to the electrical explosions in circuit breakers
o          Observation of a deviation from Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium near the cathode tip of a high intensity arc
o          Energetic characteristics of Gliding Arcs