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Waves in plasmas

Author: Thomas Howard Stix; American Institute of Physics.
Publisher: New York : American Institute of Physics, cop. 1992.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Howard Stix; American Institute of Physics.
ISBN: 0883188589 9780883188583 0883188597 9780883188590
OCLC Number: 929636850
Notes: Rev. and updated ed. of: The theory of plasma waves. 1962.
Description: xiii, 566 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: Wave normal surfaces; waves in a cold uniform plasma; causality, acoustic waves and simple drift waves; energy flow and accessibility; Kruskal-Schwarzschild solutions for a bounded plasma; oscillations in bonded plasmas; plasma models with discrete structure; longitudinal oscillations in a plasma of continuous structure; absolute and convective instability; susceptibilities for a hot plasma in a magnetic field; waves in magnetized uniform media; effects on waves from weak collisions; reflection, absorption and mode conversion; nonuniform plasmas; the straight-trajectory approximation; quasilinear diffusion; quasilinear diffusion in a magnetized plasma; bounce-averaged quasilinear diffusion in a magnetized plasma; bounce-averaged quasilinear diffusion.
Other Titles: Theory of plasma waves.
Responsibility: Thomas Howard Stix.


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