Space Plasma Physics (II) Lecture Notes
by Ling-Hsiao Lyu /

Citation: Lyu, Ling-Hsiao (2014), Elementary Space Plasma Physics Second Edition, Airiti Press, Taipei.

Chapter 8: Equilibrium Solutions of the Vlasov Equation

Chapter 9: Electrostatic Linear Waves in Vlasov Plasma

Chapter 10: Two-Stream Instability

Chapter 11: Linear Waves in the Vlasov Plasma

Chapter 12: Electrostatic Drift Wave in Two-Fluid Plasma

Chapter 13: Electromagnetic Drift Wave

Appendix G: Functions of Complex Variable

Appendix H: Special Functions for Studying Linear Waves in Kinetic Plasmas

Useful Web Sites:

NRL Plasma Formulary
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