Pulsed plasma physics with applications

Course Description

Characteristic plasma parameters. Collective properties of plasma. Debye shielding. Quasy-neutrality. Plasma and cyclotron frequencies. One-particle description of plasma system. Collision processes in plasma and collision frequency. Plasma as a fluid. Magneto-hydrodynamics: basic equations, equilibrium. Instabilities of plasma systems. Types of plasma and applications: artificially produced plasma, terrestrial plasma, plasma in universe.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


H.-J. Kunze (2009.), Introduction to Plasma Spectroscopy, Springer
D. A. Gurnett, A. Bhattacharjee (2005.), Introduction to Plasma Physics, Cambridge University Press
Paul M. Bellan (2008.), Fundamentals of Plasma Physics, Cambridge University Press

For students


ID 154923
  Winter semester
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning