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plasma physics

[′plaz·mə ′fiz·iks]
(physics)
The study of highly ionized gases.
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But in the first decade of fusion research, it became painfully clear that the nonlinear nature of the underlying plasma physics was extraordinarily complex.
This book is a very comprehensive introduction to fusion plasma physics and covers not only the basic theory and historical applications, but also topics relevant to controlled fusion, a potential exploiting future energy resource.
Uptill now 37 colleges have been arranged on Condensed Matter, Particle Physics, Cosmology, Solid State Physics, Polymer Physics, Biophysics, Laser Physics, Plasma Physics, Medical Physics, Nuclear Physics, Renewable Energy Resources, Supernova, Accelerator Physics, Computational Physics, Nanosciences and its applications, Synchrotron, Radiation, Biophotonics, and Photodynamics.
We have implemented a new "double pulse" radar-operating mode on the Radio Space Plasma Physics Group's Co-operative UK Twin Located Auroral Sounding System (CUTLASS) radars," he added.
Since the completion of the D-T experiments in 1997, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has taken on two major experimental projects: the National Spherical Torus Experiment for an increased understanding of fusion physics, and the National Compact Stellarator Experiment, which is still being designed.
A research team led by Gerard Meijer of the FOM Institute for Plasma Physics in Nieuwegein and the University of Nijmegen, both in the Netherlands, has now found a way of applying accelerator techniques to uncharged molecules, such as ammonia, formaldehyde, and water.
He came to work at NRL as a research physicist in the Plasma Physics Division in 1974 and became head of the Plasma Theory Branch in 1979.
The Hannes Alfven Prize has been awarded annually since 2000 by the European Physical Society (EPS) for Outstanding Contributions to Plasma Physics.
The book is suitable for a graduate or advanced undergraduate course in theoretical plasma physics that follows theory courses in mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum theory, and statistical physics in a physics curriculum.
of Tokyo) reports first on the recent status of controlled fusion research, then on related plasma physics.
At the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics meeting in Seattle last month, three independent research groups announced the discovery of this promising laser talent.
WASHINGTON -- Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory Plasma Physics Division demonstrate significant progress in the efficiency and cost effectiveness of light ions in the fast ignition of fusion targets.