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Plasma Physics I

  • Plasma properties
    • State limits
    • Debye shielding
    • Plasma frequency
  • Particle trajectories in magnetic fields 
    • Larmor radius
    • Gyro frequency
    • Particle drifts
    • Magnetic mirror
    • Adiabatic invariants
    • Particles in the earth‘s magnetic field
  • Fluid description of a plasma
    • one- and two-fluid equations
    • MHD equations
    • Frozen flux
    • Plasma dynamo
    • Plasma pinches
    • Gradient- vs. diamagnetic drift
    • Plasma flows in der ionosphere
  • Plasma stability
    • Rayleigh-Taylor instability
    • Interchange instability
    • Mode analysis
    • Energy principle
    • Alfvén waves
Institution: 
University of Stuttgart, Germany