Introduction to Plasma Physics I

Syllabus

by Ling-Hsiao Lyu / lyu@jupiter.ss.ncu.edu.tw


Useful Web Sites:
NRL Plasma Formulary
(Link to http://www.nrl.navy.mil/ppd/content/nrl-plasma-formulary)
In case that you cannot access to the above website, try this local link for the old version
NRL_FORMULARY_07


week Date Hours

Topics (Student list)

1 09/11-14 3 1. Introduction to plasma Maxwell Equations. Appendixes A, B, C, D
2 09/18-21 3 2. Characteristic frequencies in plasma Tex-Math.pdf TeX 數學符號參考表
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3 09/25-30 5 Maxwell Equations. Appendixes A, B, C, D
4 10/02-05 3 Appendix E / 3. Characteristic scale lengths in plasma
5 10/09-12 0+1 Double Tenth Day (10/09-10) 3. Characteristic scale lengths in plasma
6 10/16-19 3

3. Characteristic scale lengths in plasma
4. Charged particle motion in E, B fields (old Lecture Notes)

7 10/23-26 3

4. Bounce motion & Drift motions (old Lecture Notes)

8

10/30-02

3 4. Bounce motion & Drift motions & Applications (old Lecture Notes)
5. Drift motion: Multiple-time-scale analysis
9 11/06-09 2+1 5. Drift motion: Multiple-time-scale analysis
Midterm Exam (11/09)
10 11/13-16 3

5. Drift motion: Multiple-time-scale analysis
6. Component analysis of the JxB force, the electric field, and the current density field in plasma

11 11/20-23 2+0 6. Component analysis of the JxB force, the electric field, and the current density field in plasma NCU Sports Day 11/22-23
12 11/27-30 3 7. Introduction to waves and wave equation
8. Introduction to sound waves in neutral gas
13 12/04-07 3

9. Linear Wave Dispersion Relation in Ion-Electron Two-Fluid Plasma
9.1. The ion-electron two-fluid equations and Maxwell equations
9.2.  Uniform background equilibrium
9.3.  Linearized governing equations
9.4.  Fourier transform of the governing equations

14 12/11-14 3

9.5.  High-frequency waves in an un-magnetized plasma
9.6.  High-frequency waves in a magnetized plasma
9.6.1. parallel propagating waves
9.6.2. Faraday Rotation
9.6.3. perpendicular propagating waves

(also in Chapter 5 of Lyu 2014)

15 12/18-21 3

9.7.  Linear wave solutions in an un-magnetized plasma
9.8.  Ion-time-scale electrostatic waves in an un-magnetized plasma
9.9. Ion-time-scale waves in a magnetized plasma

16 12/25-28 3

10. Very low-frequency waves in magnetized plasma: (old-Lecture 14)
(1) Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) approximation, MHD Omh's Law
(2) MHD waves: Linear dispersion relation and corresponding eigen vectors
(3) Friedrichs Diagrams of phase velocities and group velocityis of the MHD waves
(Chapter 6 of Lyu 2014) (Appendix B of Lyu 2014)

17 01/01-04 0+1 11. Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) plasma and the Frozen-in conditions
(Appendix C of Lyu, 2014)
18 01/09 3

Final Examination (9:00-12:00)


Reference Books:

1. 上課講義
2. Chen, F. F. (1984), Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, Volume 1: Plasma Physics, 2nd edition, Plenum Press, New York.
3. Lyu, Ling-Hsiao (2014), Elementary Space Plasma Physics Second Edition, Airiti Press, Taiwan, R.O.C.
4. Chen, F. F. (2016), Introduction to Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 3rd edition, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22309-4

期末口試預約: (平均口試時間,每人約15-20分鐘)

  10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 12:00-13:00 13:00-14:00 14:00-15:00 15:00-16:00

16:00-17:00

1/2(二)Room 807  

(8)侯宇陽
(10)鄭凱倫
(25)王若宇
(7)游采如
(6)陳筠茹
(滿)

  (23)黃唯蓉
(30)許皓威
(27)林憲邦
(12)莊松秤
(11)林季宏
(28)李柏翰 (3)林倍聖
(2)鄭偉龍

1/3(三) Room 811

老師有課 老師有課 老師有課 (26)陳柏翰
(1)賴冠辰
(14)傅尚友
(17)趙敬之
(16)陳韋安 (滿)
(20)張翠容
(21)馮佳音
(22)郭梓琳

(5)張元瀚
(18)林渝強
(19)蘇孟翰
(24)許君綸
(31)謝岳均 (滿)

(4)吳丞浩
(13)黃證宸
(29)陳銘誼
(滿)
17:00-17:30
(9)李無非 ?
(15)張瀚文

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2 103601042 鄭偉龍 O
3 103601043 林倍聖 O
4 103601530 吳丞浩 O
5 104601016 張元瀚 O
6 104601029 陳筠茹 O
7 104601032 游采如 O
8 104601033 侯宇陽 O
9 104601034 李無非 ?
10 104601035 鄭凱倫 O
11 104601038 林季宏 O
12 104601039 莊松秤 O
13 104601041 黃證宸 O
14 104601042 傅尚友 O
15 104601043 張瀚文 O
16 104601046 陳韋安 O
17 104601048 趙敬之 O
18 104601204 林渝強 O
19 104601209 蘇孟翰 O
20 104601502 張翠容 O
21 104601514 馮佳音 O
22 104601516 郭梓琳 O
23 104601517 黃唯蓉 O
24 104601519 許君綸 O
25 104601520 王若宇 O
26 104601522 陳柏翰 O
27 104601523 林憲邦 O
28 104601524 李柏翰 O
29 104601525 陳銘誼 O
30 104601526 許皓威 O
31 104601527 謝岳均 O