**Plasma Physics of Extreme Astrophysical Environments**

by Dmitri A. Uzdensky, Shane Rightley

**Publisher**: arXiv 2014**Number of pages**: 56

**Description**:

In this review, after describing the extreme astrophysical systems of interest and identifying the key relevant plasma-physical problems, we survey the recent progress in the development of QED-based relativistic quantum plasma physics theory.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(700KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**High Performance Computing and Numerical Modelling**

by

**Volker Springel**-

**arXiv**

These are lecture notes about high performance computing and numerical modelling in 43rd Saas Fee Advanced Course winter school, specifically covering the basics of numerically treating gravity and hydrodynamics in the context of galaxy evolution.

(

**6311**views)

**Black-Hole Phenomenology**

by

**Neven Bilic**-

**arXiv**

This set of lectures is an introduction to black-hole astrophysics. The emphasis is made on the phenomenology of X-ray binaries and of supermassive compact objects at galactic centers. Notes to the lectures given at the School on Particle Physics...

(

**5127**views)

**Radiative Processes in High Energy Astrophysics**

by

**Gabriele Ghisellini**-

**arXiv**

Lecture notes for a university course. Contents: Some Fundamental definitions; Bremsstrahlung and black body; Beaming; Synchrotron emission and absorption; Compton scattering; Synchrotron Self-Compton; Pairs; Active Galactic Nuclei.

(

**6731**views)

**Cosmic Rays and the Search for a Lorentz Invariance Violation**

by

**Wolfgang Bietenholz**-

**arXiv**

This is an introductory review about the on-going search for a signal of Lorentz Invariance Violation (LIV) in cosmic rays. The author first summarizes basic aspects of cosmic rays, focusing on rays of ultra high energy (UHECRs).

(

**12038**views)