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2019/2020

Simulations of Collisionless Plasmas 1

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02NMP1 Z 2 2+0 Czech
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Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Introduction to collisionless plasmas, magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) description, kinetic theory.

Requirements:

Electromagnetic Theory, Complex Calculus

Syllabus of lectures:

1-2. Motion of charged particle in electromagnetic field

3-4. Plasma, distribution functions

5-6. Vlasov equation

7-8. Magnetohydrodynamic one-fluid theory

9-10.Magnetohydrodynamic two-fluid theory

11-12.Kinetic theory

Syllabus of tutorials:

1-2. Motion of charged particle in electromagnetic field

3-4. Plasma, distribution functions

5-6. Vlasov equation

7-8. Magnetohydrodynamic one-fluid theory

9-10.Magnetohydrodynamic two-fluid theory

11-12.Kinetic theory

Study Objective:

Knowledge: collisionless plasmas, magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) description, kinetic theory

Skills: application of the collisionless plasmas, magnetohydrodynamic description, kinetic theory

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] W. Baumjohan and R. A. Treumann, „Basic Space Plasma Physics“, Imperial College Press, 1997.

[2] R. A. Treumann and W. Baumjohan, „Advanced Space Plasma Physics“, Imperial College Press, 1997.

[3] M. G. Kivelson and C. T. Russell, „Introduction to Space Physics“, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

[4] T. J. M. Boyd and J. J. Sanderson, „The Physics of Plasmas“, Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Recommended references:

[5] C. K. Birdsall and A. B. Langdon, „Plasma Physics via Computer Simulation“, Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000.

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