Academic Catalog

PHYS427 INTRODUCTION TO PLASMA PHYSICS

Course Code: 2300427
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. KADR SNAN BLKMEN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Definition of plasma, plasma frequency, gyro frequency, Debye length, Orbit theory; plasmas as fluids; waves in plasmas; CMA diagram; diffusion and resistivity in weakly ionized gates.