Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Plasma instabilities

PHYS-736

Lecturer(s) :

Brunner Stephan
Graves Jonathan

Language:

English

Frequency

Every 2 years

Remarque

Remarque : Every 2 years / Next time: Fall 2017

Summary

To complete the theoretical knowledge acquired before the graduate studies.

Content

1. Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD)
2. MHD Equilibrium and Instabilities in Tokamak Plasmas
3. Kinetic Theory of Microinstabilities
4. Introduction to Non-linear Phenomena
5. Kinetic Theory of Macroscopic Instabilities

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Basic theoretical knowledge of plasma physics (2nd cycle EPFL or equivalent)

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Multiple
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Plasma instabilities
    • Lecture
      36 Hour(s)
    • Exercises
      20 Hour(s)

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German