Fundamentals of Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
by Kenro Miyamoto
Number of pages: 358
Primary objective of this lecture note is to provide a basic text for the students to study plasma physics and controlled fusion researches. Secondary objective is to offer a reference book describing analytical methods of plasma physics for the researchers. This was written based on lecture notes for a graduate course and an advanced undergraduate course that have been offered at Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo.
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This text is intended for final year undergraduate students and first year graduates, who want to find out what plasma physics is about. It will tell you how to apply the ideas and techniques of this branch of physics to many different situations.
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