Plasma Transport Properties (PHYS 865.3)

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PHYS 865 02 January 2019 Chijin Xiao
PHYS 865 02 January 2018 Chijin Xiao
PHYS 865 02 January 2017
PHYS 865 02 January 2016


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.


PHYS 861.

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