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Plasma astrophysics

T. Tajima

Plasma astrophysics

by T. Tajima

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Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementT. Tajima, K. Shibata.
SeriesFrontiers in physics -- vol.98
ContributionsShibata, Kazunari.
The Physical Object
Pagination494p. ;
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22397985M
ISBN 10020140642X

This course is concerned with plasma physics with an emphasis on Magnetohydrodynamics. It is set in the framework of solar physics and astrophysics, but the focus is on basic concepts of plasma. Oct 09,  · Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics examines the unique properties of media without collisions in plasma physics. Experts in this field, the authors present the first book to concentrate on collisionless conditions in plasmas, whether close or not to thermal equilibrium.

Nov 22,  · Read "Basics of Plasma Astrophysics" by Claudio Chiuderi available from Rakuten Kobo. This book is an introduction to contemporary plasma physics that discusses the most relevant recent advances in the fiel Brand: Springer Milan. Plasma Astrophysics. Most of the observable matter in the Universe, over almost all of the history of the universe, has been in the plasma state. In this state, normal atoms have had some or all of their electrons ripped away because of intense heating or collisions.

Plasma Astrophysics. One of the most common but least understood phenomena in the universe is an explosive process called magnetic reconnection. PPPL’s Magnetic Reconnection Experiment (MRX) studies this process, which gives rise to astrophysical events that include auroras, solar flares and geomagnetic storms. The book has grown from teaching introductory courses on plasma astrophysics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). It addresses advanced undergraduates and first-year graduate students without a background in plasma physics.


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The purpose of the book is to allow the student to master the basic concepts. In space, the particles are mainly protons and electrons. Much of the behavior of plasma is dominated by electrons because of their higher mobility.

The first section of this book (chapters ) is a review of electromagnetism and kinetic theory from undergraduate physics. Draft Material for Fundamentals of Plasma Physics book. The primary objective of this book is to present and develop the fundamentals and principal applications of plasma physics, with an emphasis on what is usually called high-temperature plasma physics where the plasma is nearly fully ionized with nearly negligible effects of neutral particles on the plasma behavior.

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The book has grown from teaching introductory courses on plasma astrophysics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). It addresses advanced undergraduates and first-year graduate students without a background in plasma physics.

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This two-part book is devoted to classic fundamentals and current practices and perspectives of modern plasma astrophysics. This second part discusses the physics of magnetic reconnection and flares of electromagnetic origin in space plasmas in the solar system, single and double stars, relativistic objects, accretion disks and their coronae.

Definition. Plasma is a state of matter in which an ionized gaseous substance becomes highly electrically conductive to the point that long-range electric and magnetic fields dominate the behaviour of the matter.

The plasma state can be contrasted with the other states: solid, liquid, and gas. Plasma is an electrically neutral medium of unbound positive and negative particles (i.e.

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