Kinetic Theory and Magnetohydrodynamics of Plasmas

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PDF covers the following topics related to Kinetic Theory and
Magnetohydrodynamics of Plasmas : Kinetic Description of a Plasma, Equilibrium
and Fluctuations, Linear Theory: Plasma Waves, Landau Damping and Kinetic
Instablities, Energy, Entropy, Free Energy, Heating, Irreversibility and Phase
Mixing, General Kinetic Stability Theory, Nonlinear Theory: Two Pretty Nuggets,
Quasilinear Theory, Kinetics of Quasiparticles, Langmuir Turbulence, Stochastic
Echo and Phase-Space Turbulence, MHD Equations, MHD in a Straight Magnetic
Field, MHD Relaxation, MHD Stability and Instabilities.

**Author(s):** Alexander A. Schekochihin

154 Pages