Plasma physics and astrophysics

Part of the Advances in Solid State Physics book series (ASSP, volume 11)


Wir veranschaulichen die Bedeutung des astrophysischen Plasmas mit einer Besprechung einiger astrophysischen Probleme.


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  1. We have not referred to literature in the body of the text, as we have only given a bird's eye view of the field. For those readers who want to study the field any further we give here a—highly prejudiced and personal—selected list. General coverage can be found in: Plasma Astrophysics (Ed. P. A. Sturrock), Academic Press 1967.Google Scholar
  2. Transactions of the International Astronomical Union, Vol. XIV A, Reports on Astronomy, Report by Commission 43 (Plasmas and Magnetohydrodynamics in Astrophysics).Google Scholar
  3. H. Alfvén and C-G. Fälthammer, Cosmical Electrodynamics, Oxford University Press, 1963. For solar and planetary phenomena we refer to: V. V. Zheleznyakov, Radio Emission of the Sun and Planets, Pergamon, 1970. For cosmic rays we refer toGoogle Scholar
  4. V. L. Ginzburg and S. I. Syrovatskii, The Origin of Cosmic Rays, Pergamon, 1964. For pulsars we refer toGoogle Scholar
  5. V. L. Ginzburg and V. V. Zheleznyakov, Comments Ap. Space Phys. 2, 167 and 197 (1970). D. ter Haar, Phys. Repts, 1 (1971) (in press).ADSGoogle Scholar
  6. We finally refer to the following books and review articles which we have found useful: Oscillations in a Plasma, Pergamon, 1967.Google Scholar
  7. V. L. Ginzburg, The Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves in Plasma, Pergamon, 1970.Google Scholar
  8. S. F. Smerd, Proc. Astron. Soc, Australia 1, 124 (1968).ADSGoogle Scholar
  9. V. N. Tsytovich, Soviet Phys.—Uspekhi, 12, 42 (1969).CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar

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© Friedr. Vieweg + Sohn GmbH, Verlag 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Theoretical PhysicsOxford UniversityOxford

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