Plasma physics

    Kappa Distributions

    By George Livadiotis

    Paperback Save £12.14 = £60.85

    Kappa Distributions: Theory and Applications in Plasmas presents the theoretical developments of kappa distributions, their applications in plasmas, and how they affect the underpinnings of our understanding of space and plasma physics, astrophysics, and statistical mechanics/thermodynamics. Separated into three major parts, the book covers theoretical methods, analytical methods in plasmas,...

    Solar Energetic Particles

    By Donald V. Reames

    Paperback £24.05

    This concise primer introduces the non-specialist reader to the physics of solar energetic particles SEP and systematically reviews the evidence for the two main mechanisms which lead to the so-called impulsive and gradual SEP events.More specifically, the timing of the onsets, the longitude distributions, the high-energy spectral shapes, the correlations...

    Space Physics

    By Robert A. Strangeway

    Hardback Save £6.06 = £48.93

    This textbook provides advanced undergraduates and graduates with up-to-date coverage of space physics from the Sun to the interstellar medium. Clear explanations of physical processes are presented alongside major new discoveries gained from space missions. End-of-chapter problems and specially developed computer-based exercises allow students to put the theory into practice.

    Kinetics and Spectroscopy of Low Temperature Plasmas

    Hardback Save £10.34 = £53.65

    Deriving the electron kinetic theory to describe low temperature plasmas created in the laboratory with an electrical discharge, this book presents the main optical spectroscopic diagnostics used to characterize such plasmas. These are then presented from the point of view of a Statistical and Plasma Physics and b Atomic and...

    Physics of Partially Ionized Plasmas

    By Vinod Krishan

    Hardback Save £8.39 = £61.60

    This book is intended for academic researchers and graduate students in the field of partially ionized plasmas.

    Quantum Mechanics

    By Alastair I. M. Rae

    Paperback Save £2.03 = £41.96

    A Thorough Update of One of the Most Highly Regarded Textbooks on Quantum Mechanics Continuing to offer an exceptionally clear, up-to-date treatment of the subject, Quantum Mechanics, Sixth Edition explains the concepts of quantum mechanics for undergraduate students in physics and related disciplines and provides the foundation necessary for other...

    Plasma Physics: An Introduction

    By Richard Fitzpatrick

    Hardback Save £3.15 = £51.84

    Encompasses the Lectured Works of a Renowned Expert in the Field Plasma Physics: An Introduction is based on a series of university course lectures by a leading name in the field, and thoroughly covers the physics of the fourth state of matter. This book looks at non-relativistic, fully ionized, nondegenerate,...

    Molecular Plasmonics

    By Marc Lamy De la Chapelle

    Hardback Save £2.17 = £90.35

    Adopting a novel approach, this book provides a unique "molecular perspective" on plasmonics, concisely presenting the fundamentals and applications in a way suitable for beginners entering this hot field as well as for experienced researchers and practitioners.

    Ray Tracing and Beyond

    By A. N. Kaufman

    Hardback Save £15.99 = £103.01

    A complete introduction to the use of modern ray tracing techniques in plasma physics. Key concepts are carefully introduced as needed, more advanced mathematical concepts are succinctly explained in appendices, and supporting Matlab and Raycon code is available online. An invaluable resource for graduate students and researchers in plasma physics.

    Fundamental Aspects of Plasma Chemical Physics: Transport

    By Mario Capitelli

    Hardback Save £33.54 = £56.46

    This book examines the equations at the basis of the calculation of transport properties thermal conductivity, diffusion coefficients, viscosity and electrical conductivity of one-temperature and multi-temperature plasmas by using the Chapman-Enskog method.

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