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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • Plasma confinement.

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    StatementR.D. Hazeltine, J.D. Meiss.
    ContributionsMeiss, J. D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC718.5.C65 H38 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 455 p. :
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3693388M
    ISBN 100486432424
    LC Control Number2003067496

    Subjects include confined plasma equilibrium, kinetic description of a magnetized plasma, coulomb collisions, fluid description of magnetized Plasma confinement book, stability of confined plasmas, collisional transport, and nonlinear processes. A large transformer wrapping the container was used to induce a current in the plasma inside. While spectroscopic data on the characteristics of plasma were claimed to be difficult to obtain due to the high pressure, the passive effect of plasma on synthesis of different nanostructures clearly suggested the effective confinement. A more general description is the two-fluid plasma picture, where the ions and electrons are described separately.

    This section needs expansion. Fluid models are often accurate when collisionality is sufficiently high to keep the plasma velocity distribution close to a Maxwell—Boltzmann Plasma confinement book. This book posits that the ability to study the physics of IEC in very small volume plasmas makes it possible to rapidly investigate a design to create a power-producing device on a much larger scale. Especially, Ch. The combination of Joule heating by the current and adiabatic heating as it pinches raises the temperature of the plasma to the required range in the tens of millions of degrees Kelvin.

    This section needs expansion. The magnetic field acts as a recipient that is not affected by heat like an ordinary solid container. Plasma confinement. Under laboratory conditions, dusty plasmas are also called complex plasmas.


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It offers readable, thorough accounts of the fundamental concepts behind methods of confining plasma at or near thermonuclear conditions. This has the effect of propagating the nuclei from the inside to outside as it orbits the device, thereby cancelling out the drift across the axis, at least if the nuclei orbit fast enough.

Magnetic confinement fusion

Since then the majority of effort in magnetic confinement has been based on the tokamak principle. Much of this progress has been achieved with a particular emphasis on the tokamak.

Based on a graduate course in plasma physics taught at University of California, Davis, this classic book provides a concise overview and a treatment of the major plasma processes which determine the interaction of intense light waves with plasmas.

First built in the UK inand followed by a series of increasingly large and powerful machines in the UK and US, all early machines proved subject to powerful instabilities in the plasma. Furthermore, the most valuable strong point of this book is that it denotes a lot of reference journal papers or other Plasma confinement book at the end of Plasma confinement book chapter.

A plasma with a Plasma confinement book excess of charge density, or, in the extreme case, is composed of Plasma confinement book single species, is called a non-neutral plasma. However spherical tokamaks to date have been at low toroidal field and as such are impractical for fusion neutron devices.

Plasma confinement book, J. Therefore, plasma physicists commonly use less detailed descriptions, of which there are two main types: Fluid model Fluid models describe plasmas in terms of smoothed quantities, like density and averaged velocity around each position see Plasma parameters. Interstellar nebulae Complex plasma phenomena Although the underlying equations governing plasmas are relatively simple, plasma behaviour is extraordinarily varied and subtle: the emergence of unexpected behaviour from a simple model is a typical feature of a complex system.

An early experiment of this type[ dubious — discuss ] in the s was Trisops. This was essentially a spheromak with an inserted central rod. Scientists can now exercise a measure of control over plasma turbulence and resultant energy leakage, long considered an unavoidable and intractable feature of plasmas.

The interplay of the focusing index of refraction, and the defocusing plasma makes the formation of a long filament of plasma that can be micrometers to kilometers in length.

Designed for a one- or two-semester graduate-level course in plasma physics, it also represents a valuable reference for professional physicists in controlled fusion and related disciplines. At high powers, the nonlinear part of the index of refraction becomes important and causes a higher index of refraction in the center of the laser beam, where the laser is brighter than at the edges, causing a feedback that focuses the laser even more.

One is based on representing the smoothed distribution function on a grid in velocity and position. It attempts to develop an understanding of this state, and of plasma behavior, as thoroughly and systematically as possible. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules Rent the eBook Rental duration: 1 or 6 month low-cost access online reader with highlighting and note-making option can be used across all devices About this book This book provides readers with an introductory understanding of Inertial Electrostatic Confinement IECa type of fusion meant to retain plasma using an electrostatic field.

Like iron filings in the presence of a magnet, particles in the plasma will follow magnetic field lines. Meiss, Richard D. Dover books on physics. Along with this hypothesis the book also includes a conceptual experiment proposed for demonstrating breakeven conditions for using p-B11 in a hydrogen plasma simulation.

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This would require the pinch current to be reduced and the external stabilizing magnets to be made much stronger. Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Founded inBookFinder.

Some related exercises in computational plasma physics are supplied on a special web site.Plasma-facing components. The greatest effort in the development of fusion energy has been in the enormously challenging area of plasma physics and plasma confinement.

It is clear that perfect containment of a fusion plasma is impossible, and that interactions between the hot ionized plasma gas and their surroundings will take place. Plasma confinement in tokamaks with robust torus. The book is intended for postgraduate students and researches, physicists and astronomers working in the areas of plasma physics.

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