An Introduction to Plasma Physics
by Alan Wootton
Publisher: Institute for High Energy Density Science 1997
This text is intended for final year undergraduate students and first year graduate students, 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. No prior knowledge of the subject is required.
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