By Dieter Biskamp

ISBN-10: 0521582881

ISBN-13: 9780521582889

This publication presents a finished creation to the idea of magnetic box line reconnection, now an incredible topic in plasma physics. Biskamp makes a speciality of a few of the reconnection mechanisms dominating magnetic techniques lower than different plasma stipulations encountered in astrophysical platforms and in laboratory fusion units. The e-book includes significant elements: the 1st bargains with the classical resistive strategy, whereas the second one offers an summary of weakly collisional or collisionless plasmas. purposes essentially crisis astrophysical phenomena and dynamo conception, with emphasis at the sun and geodynamo, in addition to magnetospheric substorms--the such a lot staggering reconnection occasions within the magnetospheric plasma. The theoretical approaches and effects additionally observe on to reconnection approaches in laboratory plasmas, particularly the sawtooth phenomenon in tokamaks. The e-book may be of price to graduate scholars and researchers drawn to magnetic techniques either in astrophysical and laboratory plasma physics.

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Concentrated Ferromagnetic Alloys We consider a random alloy AxB1-x' where both elements are transition metals. We adopt the single-band model [27] in which the average atomic energy £j is assumed to take the value £A or £B depending on the atom at the j-th site and the electron-electron interaction Uj is assumed to be equal to UA(UB) if the A(B) atom is on the j-th site. The generalization of the spin fluctuation theory discussed in the preceding sections to the case of concentrated alloys is straightforward [7].

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