next up previous
Next: What is Plasma? Up: Introduction Previous: Introduction


The major sources for this course are:
The Theory of Plasma Waves:
T.H. Stix, 1st Ed. (McGraw-Hill, New York NY, 1962).
Plasma Physics:
R.A. Cairns (Blackie, Glasgow UK, 1985).
The Framework of Plasma Physics:
R.D. Hazeltine, and F.L. Waelbroeck (Westview, Boulder CO, 2004).
Other sources include:
The Mathematical Theory of Non-Uniform Gases:
S. Chapman, and T.G. Cowling (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1953).
Physics of Fully Ionized Gases:
L. Spitzer, Jr., 1st Ed. (Interscience, New York NY, 1956).
Radio Waves in the Ionosphere:
K.G. Budden (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1961).
The Adiabatic Motion of Charged Particles:
T.G. Northrop (Interscience, New York NY, 1963).
Coronal Expansion and the Solar Wind:
A.J. Hundhausen (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1972).
Solar System Magnetic Fields:
E.R. Priest, Ed. (D. Reidel Publishing Co., Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1985).
Lectures on Solar and Planetary Dynamos:
M.R.E. Proctor, and A.D. Gilbert, Eds. (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1994).
Introduction to Plasma Physics:
R.J. Goldston, and P.H. Rutherford (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol UK, 1995).
Basic Space Plasma Physics:
W. Baumjohann, and R. A. Treumann (Imperial College Press, London UK, 1996).

Richard Fitzpatrick 2011-03-31