Principles of Plasma Diagnostics / Edition 2

Principles of Plasma Diagnostics / Edition 2

by I. H. Hutchinson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052167574X

ISBN-13: 9780521675741

Pub. Date: 07/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides a systematic introduction to the physics of plasma diagnostics measurements. It develops from first principles the concepts needed to plan, execute and interpret plasma measurements, making it a suitable book for graduate students and professionals with little plasma physics background. The book will also be a valuable reference for seasoned

Overview

This book provides a systematic introduction to the physics of plasma diagnostics measurements. It develops from first principles the concepts needed to plan, execute and interpret plasma measurements, making it a suitable book for graduate students and professionals with little plasma physics background. The book will also be a valuable reference for seasoned plasma physicists, both experimental and theoretical, as well as those with an interest in space and astrophysical applications. This second edition is thoroughly revised and updated, with new sections and chapters covering recent developments in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521675741
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; 1. Plasma diagnostics; 2. Magnetic diagnostics; 3. Plasma particle flux; 4. Refractive-index measurements; 5. Electromagnetic emission by free electrons; 6. Electromagnetic radiation from bound electrons; 7. Scattering of electromagnetic radiation; 8. Neutral atom diagnostics; 9. Fast ions and fusion products; Appendices; Glossary.

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