Conductive-type electrostatic solutions

EStat and HiPhi can determine dielectric-type and conductive-type electrostatic solutions. As discussed in the program manuals, both types involve a solution to the Poisson equation. There are two differences in conductive solutions:

The relative dielectric ? is replaced with the conductivity ?.
There is no accumulation of space-charge, ? = 0.0.

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Electrical conductivity of metals at high temperature

About 20 years ago, I developed a computer code for Los Alamos National Laboratory to model imploding liners: cylindrical shells driven inward with intense magnetic pressure to produce a strong on-axis shock. The model required continuous curves of electrical conductivity for metals over a broad temperature range — room temperature to ~100 million °K. The data may […]