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Modern plasma physics
Patrick H. Diamond, Sanae-I. Itoh, Kimitaka Itoh.

Published 2010 by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This three-volume series presents the ideas, models and approaches essential to understanding plasma dynamics and self-organization for researchers and graduate students in plasma physics, controlled fusion and related fields such as plasma astrophysics. Volume I develops the physical kinetics of plasma turbulence through a focus on quasi-particle models and dynamics. It discusses the essential physics concepts and theoretical methods for describing weak and strong fluid and phase space turbulence in plasma systems far from equilibrium. The book connects the traditionally 'plasma' topic of weak or wave turbulence theory to more familiar fluid turbulence theory, and extends both to the realm of collisionless phase space turbulence. This gives readers a deeper understanding of these related fields, and builds a foundation for future applications to multi-scale processes of self-organization in tokamaks and other confined plasmas. This book emphasizes the conceptual foundations and physical intuition underpinnings of plasma turbulence theory"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

v. 1. Physical kinetics of turbulent plasmas
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Conceptual foundations; 3. Quasi-linear theory; 4. Nonlinear wave-particle interaction; 5. Kinetics of nonlinear wave-wave interaction; 6. Closure theory; 7. Disparate scale interactions; 8. Cascades, structures and transport in phase space turbulence; 9. MHD turbulence; Appendixes; References; Index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
530.4/4
Library of Congress
QC718.5.T8 D53 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23919120M
Internet Archive
modernplasmaphys00diam
ISBN 13
9780521869201
LC Control Number
2009044418

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