Saas-Fee Advanced Course

Plasma Astrophysics

Saas-Fee Advanced Course 24. Lecture Notes 1994. Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy

Authors: Kirk, J.G., Melrose, D.B., Priest, E.R.

Editors: Benz, A.O., Courvoisier, T.J.-L. (Eds.)

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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 in modern problems of astrophysics. In style and presentation the texts are well-suited for graduate work in plasma astrophysics, one of the very important tools of modern astronomy. The themes developed in this book will be helpful in understanding many processes in the universe from the solar corona to active galaxies.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Plasma Astrophysics
Book Subtitle
Saas-Fee Advanced Course 24. Lecture Notes 1994. Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy
Authors
Editors
  • A.O. Benz
  • T.J.-L. Courvoisier
Series Title
Saas-Fee Advanced Course
Series Volume
24
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-31627-5
DOI
10.1007/3-540-31627-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-58327-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08202-3
Series ISSN
1861-7980
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 324
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