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Nonlinear Effects and Plasma Physics

  • Vadim N. Tsytovich

Abstract

The last few years have been marked by a tremendous surge of activity in theoretical and experimental research on plasma physics. Plasma effects are finding ever-increasing application in astrophysics, solid state physics, etc., not to mention the physics of gas discharges and research on plasma confinement and heating. Very recently there has been a considerable advance in the study of nonlinear effects, which hold a special place in plasma physics. In order to stress the significance of these research efforts we need to say a few words about plasma as a state of matter and about some of the applications of plasma research.

Keywords

Plasma Physics Nonlinear Effect Drift Velocity Frictional Force Nonlinear Interaction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vadim N. Tsytovich
    • 1
  1. 1.P. N. Lebedev Institute of PhysicsAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowRussia

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