An Introduction to Plasma Physics
by Alan Wootton
Publisher: Institute for High Energy Density Science 1997
This text is intended for final year undergraduate students and first year graduate students, who want to find out what plasma physics is about. It will tell you how to apply the ideas and techniques of this branch of physics to many different situations. No prior knowledge of the subject is required.
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by John Howard - Australian National University
This introduction covers basic plasma phenomena, kinetic theory, gaseous electronics, single particle motions, magnetized plasmas, magnetohydrodynamics, MHD plasma waves, waves in isotropic plasma, and waves in cold magnetized plasma.
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 James D. Callen - University of Wisconsin,
The book presents the fundamentals and applications of plasma physics. The emphasis is on high-temperature plasma physics in which the plasma is nearly fully ionized. The level is suitable for senior undergraduates, graduates and researchers.
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