Physics 724 Spring 2014 Reference Page

Waves and Instabilities in Plasmas
Course Number: 
724
Semester:
Spring
Year:
2014
Student Type: 
Graduate
Course Description: 
Waves in a cold plasma, wave-plasma interactions, waves in a hot plasma, Landau damping, cyclotron damping, magneto-hydrodynamic equilibria and instabilities, microinstabilities, introduction to nonlinear processes, and experimental applications.
Prerequisites: 
NEEP/ECE/Physics 525 & Physics 721 or ECE 740 or consent of instructor
Lecture Place and Time: 
TR 2:30-3:45pm, 235 Materials Science And Engineering Building
Instructor: 
Chris Hegna
Final Exam Place Time: 
Sunday, May 11, 2014 10:05am to 12:05pm
Textbooks:
Waves in Plasmas, 2nd edition by T. H. Stix Aip Press 1992, ISBN 0883188597
©2013 Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System