A complete set of lecture notes for a graduate plasma physics course. Topics
covered include particle orbit theory, fluid theory, wave theory, MHD theory,
and kinetic theory.
The lecture notes are availible in two formats:
- A fully hyperlinked HTML document.
- A hardback book based on the lectures notes and published by CRC Press.
Plasma Physics Software
- Pic [GzippedTarArchive]
- A C++ program to simulate the two-stream instability in a one-dimensional, warm, unmagnetized, collisionless
plasma. Program uses particle-in-cell (PIC) approach. Python scripts are supplied that
allows the simulation to be visulalized via animated gif files.
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Last modified: Sun Aug 24 14:12:18 CDT 2014