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- Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00
Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics examines the unique properties of media without collisions in plasma physics. Experts in this field, the authors present the first book to concentrate on collisionless conditions in plasmas, whether close or not to thermal equilibrium. Filling a void in scientific literature, Collisionless Plasmas in Astrophysics... more...
- IOS Press 2000; US$ 167.00
This book illustrates new developments in the fields of space and solar physics, stellar physics, extragalactic physics and cosmology. It also elaborates upon the progress of laboratory plasma physics. One of the topics discussed is the existence of collective processes, both linear and non-linear, that can explain key elements of accretion physics,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 94.00 US$ 85.54
This invaluable book provides a unique opportunity to embrace the complex and fascinating theory of relaxation processes in magnetized plasmas, both in astrophysics and in controlled fusion plasmas. The subjects range from dynamo and reconnection processes in magneto-hydrodynamics and electromagnetic turbulence to fast transport events in self-organized... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 122.00 US$ 111.02
This book deals with modern plasma physics and engineering, focusing on space, laboratory and fusion-oriented plasmas. It is topical and pedagogical in nature. Contents: Double Layers, Sheaths, and Potential Structures: Double Layers; Sheaths; Potential Structures and Oscillations; Field-Aligned Electric Fields and Related Particle Accelerations: Field-Aligned... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 75.93
This volume presents the lecture notes of the 24th Advanced Course of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy in March 1994 at Les Diablerets. In three lectures on magnetohydrodynamics, on kinetic plasma physics and on particle acceleration leading experts describe the physical basis of their subjects and extend the discussion to several applications... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 335.21
This book provides an extended review on energetic particles interactions, propagation and acceleration in space plasmas. Its four chapters address key problems in CR Astrophysics and CR Geophysics. The book contains more than 1,300 full references. more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 156.02
This well-illustrated monograph is devoted to classic fundamentals, current practice, and perspectives of modern plasma astrophysics. The level of the book is designed mainly for professional researchers in astrophysics. The book will also be interesting and useful to graduate students in space sciences, geophysics, as well as to advanced students... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 146.27
Magnetic ?elds are easily generated in astrophysical plasma owing to its ?6 high conductivity. Magnetic ?elds, having strengths of order few 10 G, correlated on several kiloparsec scales are seen in spiral galaxies. Their origin could be due to ampli?cation of a small seed ?eld by a turbulent galactic dynamo. In several galaxies, like the famous M51,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 184.41
Magnetized plasmas in the universe exhibit complex dynamical behavior over a huge range of scales. The fundamental mechanisms of energy transport, redistribution and conversion occur at multiple scales. The driving mechanisms often include energy accumulation, free-energy-excited relaxation processes, dissipation and self-organization. The plasma processes... more...