by Richard Fitzpatrick
Publisher: The University of Texas at Austin 2008
Number of pages: 242
A complete set of lecture notes for a graduate plasma physics course. Topics covered include particle orbit theory, fluid theory, wave theory, MHD theory, and kinetic theory.
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by Reijo Rasinkangas - University of Oulu
This textbook studies the solar wind and other plasma environments. It is aimed for students of space physics. The text covers plasma physics, heliosphere, solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere, auroras, cosmic rays, space weather, etc.
by Donald B. Melrose - Springer
Contents: Covariant theory of wave dispersion; Classical plasmadynamics; Quantum field theory; Isotropic quantum plasmas; Magnetized Plasmas; Gyromagnetic processes; Pulsar radio emission; Response of Magnetized Systems; Exotic Quantum Plasmas; etc.
by Michael Gedalin - Ben-Gurion University
Contents: Basic definitions and parameters; Plasma description; MHD equilibria and waves; MHD discontinuities; Waves in dispersive media; Waves in two-fluid hydrodynamics; Kinetic theory; Micro-instabilities; Nonlinear phenomena; Plasma parameters.
by A.P.L. Robinson, et al. - arXiv
We review progress in the theory and simulation of fast electron transport in the context of Fast Ignition. Important aspects of the basic plasma physics, descriptions of the numerical methods, a review of ignition-scale simulations are included.