Fundamentals of Plasma Physics
by James D. Callen
Publisher: University of Wisconsin, 2006
The primary objective of this book is to present and develop the fundamentals and principal applications of plasma physics. The emphasis is on high-temperature plasma physics in which the plasma is nearly fully ionized and neutral particles have small effects on the plasma behavior. The level is suitable for senior undergraduate students through advanced graduate students and active researchers.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
(multiple PDF files)
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 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 Evgeny Stambulchik (ed.) - MDPI AG
Line-shape analysis is one of the most important tools for diagnostics of both laboratory and space plasmas. Its implementation requires accurate calculations, which imply the use of analytic methods and computer codes of varying complexity.
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.