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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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 151.87
This book provides a systematic treatment of shock waves in high-temperature collisionless plasmas as are encountered in near Earth space and astrophysics. It offers a unique and excellently illustrated course on shock wave physics and applications. more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 119.32
This book presents the known properties of matter in the plasma state, going from the fundamentals to astrophysical applications. It features examples of scientific problems, as well as numerous illustrations and appendices. 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 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 2012; US$ 206.11
Fully updated and revised, this second edition of the classic text on plasma astrophysics covers all the fundamentals and includes new sections on subjects such as plasma heating by reverse current, the moment equations, and the Grad-Shafranov equation. more...