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PHYS 427 - Plasma Physics

(3 units)
Plasma generation and occurrence. Particle motion; kinetic theory; fluid equations; magnetohydrodynamics. Plasma resistivity, transport, equilibrium, stability, waves kinetic effects, radiation, atomic processes. Applications.

Prerequisite(s): EE 330  or PHYS 473 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the methods of plasma generation and characterize a variety of plasma environments.
2. describe plasmas using microscopic and macroscopic plasma theory.
3. describe and characterize transport processes in plasmas.
4. solve problems involving the kinetic theory of plasmas.


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