Journal of Plasma Physics

Research Article

Problems of determination of high temperature thermodynamic properties of rare gases with application to mixtures

M. Capitellia1 and E. Molinaria1

a1 Research Center for Plasma Chemistry of the C.N.R., Department of Chemistry, The University, Bari (Italy)

Thermodynamic properties and compositions of gases in thermal equilibrium at high temperature can in principle be derived quite accurately once the partition functions of the relevant species have been calculated.

(Received June 13 1969)

(Revised September 15 1969)