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Plasma Waves and Instabilities

AST 553

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Hydrodynamic and kinetic models of nonmagnetized and magnetized plasma dispersion; basic plasma waves and their applications; basic instabilities; mechanisms of collisionless dissipation; geometrical-optics approximation; conservation laws and transport equations for the wave action, energy, and momentum; mode conversion; quasilinear theory.
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Section C01

  • Type: Class
  • Section: C01
  • Status: O
  • Enrollment: 1
  • Capacity: 15
  • Class Number: 22209
  • Schedule: MW 09:00 AM-10:20 AM