Physics of Hot Plasmas

Scottish Universities’ Summer School 1968

  • B. J. Rye
  • J. C. Taylor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. W. B. Thompson
    Pages 1-41
  3. Carl Oberman
    Pages 42-102
  4. R. J. Tayler
    Pages 103-144
  5. Edward G. Harris
    Pages 145-201
  6. M. G. Rusbridge
    Pages 256-275
  7. H. Völk
    Pages 276-301
  8. J. W. M. Paul
    Pages 302-345
  9. S. A. Ramsden
    Pages 346-362
  10. S. A. Ramsden
    Pages 379-403
  11. U. Ascoli-Bartoli
    Pages 404-455

About this book


HE ninth Scottish Universities' Summer School in Physics, sponsored T jointly by the Scottish Universities and NATO was held at Newbattle Abbey from 28th July to 16th August 1968. This was the first Scottish Summer School to be devoted to plasma physics, the exact title for the School being the Physics of Hot Plasmas. Forty-three students were accepted, fourteen of these being resident in the United Kingdom. In addition there were eleven lecturers and seven other participants. The choice of lecturers, particularly in experimental plasma physics, was limited to some extent by the fact that an international conference on con­ trolled fusion was held at Novosibirsk during the first week in August. Not­ withstanding this, it was possible to arrange a programme of lectures reasonably well balanced between theoretical and experimental plasma physics. The topics chosen included kinetic theory, waves and oscillations, instabilities, turbulence, collisionless shocks, computational methods, laser scattering and laser generated plasmas, plasma production and containment. Several semi­ nars on special topics were given by invited speakers and by students.


Oscillation Plasma collision electron experiment fusion ion kinetic theory laser physics plasma physics quantum theory radiation scattering turbulence

Editors and affiliations

  • B. J. Rye
    • 1
  • J. C. Taylor
    • 2
  1. 1.StrathclydeUK
  2. 2.GlasgowUK

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