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Introduction to Plasma Dynamics

1st Edition

By A. I. Morozov

CRC Press

840 pages

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pub: 2012-12-06
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As the twenty-first century progresses, plasma technology will play an increasing role in our lives, providing new sources of energy, ion-plasma processing of materials, wave electromagnetic radiation sources, space plasma thrusters, and more. Studies of the plasma state of matter not only accelerate technological developments but also improve the

Table of Contents

Index. Fields, particles, blocks (point models). One-fluid plasma models. Two-fluid hydrodynamic plasma models. Collisionless kinetic models of processes in plasma Vlasov-Maxwell equations. Kinetics of two-component plasma in classic collisions. Plasma processes with transformation of particles and radiation. Interaction of plasma with the surface of solids. Instabilities and self-organisation of plasma dynamic systems. Processes in cosmos and plasma dynamics. Examples of modern plasma technologies. Appendices. Literature. Introduction.

About the Author

Professor A. I. Morozov was one of the founders of plasma dynamics. His main scientific interests included plasma accelerators, plasma optics, magnetic plasma sustainment, and philosophy of science. He played a major role in the development and construction of space stationary plasma engines and worked at the Institute of Atomic Energy and the Kurchatov Institute in Moscow.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
SCIENCE / Physics