This advanced plasma physics course will provide a systematic and extensive coverage of advanced topics in plasma physics.

- Review of motion of a charged particle in electric and magnetic fields.
- Two-fluid equations.
- Diamagnetic drift, and electrostatic and electromagnetic waves in cold plasma.
- Diffusion in fully and partially ionized plasmas.
- Steady state solutions.
- Recombination.
- Diffusion across a magnetic field. .
- Collisions in fully ionized plasmas.
- The single fluid MHD equations.
- Solution of diffusion equation.
- Bohm diffusion and neoclassical diffusion.
- Hydromagnetic equilibrium and plasma β.
- Diffusion of magnetic field into a plasma.
- Classification of instabilities.
- Two-streaming instability.
- Rayleigh-Taylor instability.
- Resistive drift waves.
- Introduction to kinetic theory of plasmas.
- Equations of kinetic theory.
- Derivation of the fluid equation.
- Plasma oscillations.
- Langmuir waves and Landau damping.
- Introduction to controlled fusion and confinement schemes.
- Description of Tokamak and pinch devices.
- Supplementary heating.

- Introduction to plasma physics and controlled fusionby Chen, Francis F.

Edition statement:2nd ed.

Published by : Plenum Press (New York )

ISBN: 0306413329 - Introduction to plasma physicsby Goldston, Robert J. | Paul H Rutherford

Published by : Taylor and Francis (New York)

ISBN: 0750303255 (pbk); 075030183X (pbk).

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- Plasma Physics Research Advancesby Gromov, Sergei P.

ISBN 9781617285622

Date of publication 2009 - The Plasma Universeby Suplee, Curt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139638296