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Waves and Instabilities in Plasmas

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Typically OfferedFall; Spring
StudentsGraduate, advanced

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. Enroll Info: Basic knowledge of plasmas [such as N E/E C E/PHYSICS 525] and advanced electromagnetics [such as PHYSICS 721 or E C E 740] strongly encouraged.

Prerequisites: Graduate/professional standing


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