Waves and Instabilities in Plasmas Fall 2017 Reference Page

Course Number: 
724
Instructor: 
Carl Sovinec
Level: 
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: 
MW 2:30-3:45pm, 2355 Engineering Hall
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 5:05pm to 7:05pm
Textbooks: 
Plasma Waves, 2nd edition by D. G. Swanson Institute of Physics 2003, ISBN 075030927X
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