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2020/2021

Plasma Theory 1

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02TPLA1 Z,ZK 5 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Petr Kulhánek (guarantor), Jan Mlynář
Tutor:
Petr Kulhánek (guarantor), Jan Mlynář
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Students will become familiar with plasma theory: charged particle motion, magntetohydrodynamics, waves and instabilities, and statistical description of the plasma.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics

02TEF1,2 Theoretical physics 1,2

Syllabus of lectures:

1. charged particles motion

2. relativistic motions

3. adiabatic approximation and drift motions

4. magnetohydrodynamics

5. Hartman solution

6. helivity

7. magnetic reconnection

8. plasma equilibrium

9. shock waves

10. plasma oscillations and waves

11. magnetoacoustic plasma waves

12. electromagnetic plasma waves

13. R, L, X, O waves

14. CMA diagram

Syllabus of tutorials:

corresponds with the outline of the lecture

Study Objective:

Honourable

Study materials:

[1] P. Kulhánek: Úvod do teorie plazmatu; AGA 2011

[2] P. Kulhánek: Vybrané kapitoly z teoretické fyziky; AGA 2017

[3] T. J. M. Boyd, J. J. Sanderson: The Physics of Plasmas, Cambridge University Press, 2003

Note:
Further information:
www.aldebaran.cz/studium/tpla/
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