DS1KFF - Complex Phenomena in Plasma Physics

Course specification
Course title Complex Phenomena in Plasma Physics
Acronym DS1KFF
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Nuclear, Medical and Ecological Engineering
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition Passed exam: Physical electronics of gasses and plasma or Plasma physics
      The goal Extension of the course of Physical electronics of gasses and plasma. Introduce students with complex nonlinear processes in plasma. Give students the knowledge of different applications of plasma in theory and practice. Preparation for making a Ph.D.
      The outcome Mastering the knowledge of numerical simulation of complex phenomena in plasma. Acquisition of different skills for plasma generation and maintenance. Capability to work with high voltages and pulses in laboratory. Mastering the skills for generating and maintenance of high vacuum.
      Contents of lectures Waves in plasma, diffusion and plasma resistivity. Kinetic theory of plasma, BGK and Van Kampel modes. Landau damping. Sheets in plasma. Ion-acoustic shock waves. Nonlinear Landau damping. Controlled fusion, plasmons in solid state.
      Contents of exercises Experimental and study research work in laboratory at ETF, Belgrade. Experimental and study research work in labs in Institute of Physics, Zemun. Study research work in lab at PMF Belgrade.
      1. Bittencourt "Plasma Physics" (Original title)
      2. F. Chen "Introduction to plasma physics and controlled fusion" (Original title)
      3. Swanson D.G. "Plasma waves" (Original title)
      4. Fusion Plasma Physics, Weston M. Stacey, Wiley 2005 (Original title)
      5. Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion, K. Miyamoto, Springer 2005 (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Lectures, exercises, project connected with numerical simulations in plasma, practical work to manufacture the scientific equipment.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
      Practical lessons 10 Oral examination 0
      Projects 40
      Colloquia 20
      Seminars 0