CLASS # | TOPICS |
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1 | Introduction: Basic Plasma Properties |

2, 3 | Debye Shielding: Collective Effects |

4, 5 | Charged Particle Motion in EM Fields |

6, 7 | Coulomb Collisions: Cross-sections, Relaxation |

8, 9 | Transport Processes |

10, 11 | Fluid Plasma Descriptions |

12, 13 | MHD Equilibrium |

14, 15 | MHD Dynamics |

16, 17 | Mid Term Exam |

18, 19 | Dynamics in Two-fluid Plasmas |

20, 21 | Cold Plasma Waves in a Magnetic Field |

22, 23 | Microscopic to Fluid Plasma Descriptions |

24 | Vlasov-Maxwell Kinetic Theory |

25, 26 | Linear Landau Damping and Growth |

27 |
Kinetic Description of Waves and Instabilities; Experiments on Plasma Waves and Landau Damping |

28, 29 | Final Exam |

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Fall
2003

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