Plasma Transport Properties and Diagnostic Techniques (PHYS 865.3)

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PHYS 865 02 January 2017 Chijin Xiao (primary instructor)
 
PHYS 865 02 January 2016 Chijin Xiao (primary instructor)

Description

Provides a kinetic theory treatment of plasma transport phenomena - conductivity, diffusion, heat flow - and the relaxation times for particle deflection, momentum transfer, energy relaxation. Various plasma measurement techniques are then discussed, including the use of microwaves, probes, laser scattering and particle energy analyzers.

Prerequisite(s)

PHYS 861.

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