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 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.
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 I. H. Hutchinson - MIT
The course is intended only as a first plasma physics course, but includes the critical concepts needed for a foundation for further study. A solid undergraduate background in classical physics and electromagnetic theory are prerequisites.