Logo

Plasma Physics of Extreme Astrophysical Environments

Small book cover: Plasma Physics of Extreme Astrophysical Environments

Plasma Physics of Extreme Astrophysical Environments
by

Publisher: arXiv
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(700KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Dense Matter in Compact StarsDense Matter in Compact Stars
by - arXiv
Cold and dense nuclear and quark matter can be found in the interior of compact stars. The author gives a pedagogical introduction to microscopic calculations based on phenomenological models, effective theories, and perturbative QCD.
(7959 views)
Book cover: Cosmology and AstrophysicsCosmology and Astrophysics
by - arXiv.org
In these lectures I review the present status of the so-called Standard Cosmological Model, based on the hot Big Bang Theory and the Inflationary Paradigm. I will make special emphasis on the recent developments in observational cosmology ...
(945 views)
Book cover: Introductory Lectures on Quantum CosmologyIntroductory Lectures on Quantum Cosmology
by - arXiv
The modern approach to quantum cosmology, as initiated by Hartle and Hawking, Linde, Vilenkin and others. We explain how one determines the consequences for the late universe of a given quantum theory of cosmological initial or boundary conditions.
(8326 views)
Book cover: Black-Hole PhenomenologyBlack-Hole Phenomenology
by - 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...
(3385 views)