University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 4621.001

Introduction to Plasma Physics

Session: Spring 2019 (1/22-5/06)
Instructor: John Wygant (e-mail: wygan001 @
Time: 1325 MWF
Location: Tate Hall B45

Basic properties of collisionless, magnetized plasmas, single particle motion, plasmas as fluids, magnetohydrodynamics, waves in plasmas, equilibrium, instabilities, kinetic theory/shocks.

prereq: [4001, 4002] or equiv or instr consent

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