Thermal Electromagnetic Radiation of Rarefied Gas


The Boltzmann kinetic equation for rarefied radiating gas is found. It is shown, that process of radiation is defined by excitation of atoms at their collision, and also spontaneous radiation of quantums at transition of electrons to the basic power level and the compelled radiation of quantums at collision of the excited atoms. It is shown, that distributions on velocities of the excited and not excited atoms submit to various laws. Distinctions in laws of distribution of the excited and not excited atoms define power parameters of radiating gas, and also a share of radiating molecules in gas.

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A. Volobuev, E. Petrov and E. Ovchinnikov, "Thermal Electromagnetic Radiation of Rarefied Gas," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 4 No. 3, 2013, pp. 299-305. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2013.43040.

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