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2020/2021

Plasma Theory 2

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02TPLA2 Z,ZK 5 3+1 Czech
Lecturer:
Petr Kulhánek (guarantor), Jan Mlynář
Tutor:
Petr Kulhánek (guarantor), Jan Mlynář
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Students will become familiar with plasma wavws and instabilities. The second part will be devoted to statistical description of the plasma processes.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics

02TEF1,2 Theoretical physics 1,2

02TPLA1 Plasma Theory I

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Farada rotation

2. whistler modes

3. HF permittivity tensor

4. Buneman instability

5. RT and KH instabilities, other instabilities

6. Kruskal solution

7. Statistical description of the plasma

8. Boltzmann equation and its momenta

9. transport phenomena

10. Onsager realitons

11. Fokker-Planck equation

12. plasma collisions

13. runaway electrons

14. microinstabilities, Landau dampling

Syllabus of tutorials:

corresponds withe the outline of the lectura

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. H. Stix: Waves in Plasmas Springer, 2006.

[4]. P. Kulhánek: Vybrané kapitoly z fyziky plazmatu (https://www.aldebaran.cz/studium/vkpl.pdf), 2019

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