University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 5621.001

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Session: Fall 2016 (9/06-12/14)
Instructor: John Wygant (e-mail: wygan001 @ umn.edu)
Time: 0905 MWF
Location: Physics & Nanotechnology 210

Basic properties of collisionless, magnetized plasmas, single particle motion, plasmas as fluids, magnetohydrodynamics, waves in plasmas, equilibrium, instabilities, kinetic theory/shocks.

prereq: CSE grad student, working knowledge of waves/electromagnetism

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