Special Issue "The 5th Spectral Line Shapes Workshop: Current Topics in Spectral Line Broadening in Plasmas"
A special issue of Atoms (ISSN 2218-2004).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2021).
Interests: Line broadening, plasmas; Stark Effect; atomic physics; collisions; line shapes; random processes; memory loss mechanisms
The Spectral Line Shapes in Plasma (SLSP) code comparison workshop series  has provided a forum for the fruitful introduction, refinement, and testing of ideas and computational methods, applied to suitably chosen test cases for line shape computations in plasmas, which, among other things, is very important for diagnostics of laboratory and astrophysical plasmas. Five meetings have been held thus far—in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019.
Selected topics from the first two workshops were published in an Atoms Special Issue , with a second Special Issue  covering topics from the 3rd and 4th SLSP. The present Special Issue mostly covers topics either directly from the 5th SLSP or topics that emerged from the many fruitful discussions during the meeting, such as large magnetic fields and isolated lines. As usual, the present Special Issue is meant to address a number of current research topics, and to publish contributions from the wider community working on diverse aspects of calculations of spectral line shapes in plasma.
Dr. Spiros Alexiou
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- Stark broadening in plasmas
- Electron broadening in isolated lines
- Spectral line profiles in plasmas with large magnetic fields
- Statistical Aspects Laboratory plasmas
- Astrophysical plasmas