FB240 Plasma physics 3

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. RNDr. Mirko Černák, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Pavel Dvořák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Mirko Černák, CSc.
Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Pavel Dvořák, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
F7241 Plasma physic
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
Special selected parts of plasma physics for postgraduate students
Learning outcomes
Student should gain insight into the physics of RF (namely capacitive) discharges and mechanisms of discharge breakdown.
  • Capacitively coupled high frequency discharges
  • Sheath, bulk plasma
  • Discharge asymmetry
  • Plasma heating
  • Regimes of capacitive discharges
  • Inductive and helicon discharges
  • Statistical theory of discharge breakdown
  • Breakdown mechanisms
  • GURNETT, Donald A. and A. BHATTACHARJEE. Introduction to plasma physics : with space and laboratory applications. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. x, 452. ISBN 9780521367301. info
  • FRIDMAN, Aleksandr Arkad'jevič and Lawrence A. KENNEDY. Plasma physics and engineering. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2004. 853 s. ISBN 1560328487. info
  • BITTENCOURT, J. A. Fundamentals of plasma physics. 3rd ed. Sao José dos Campos: National Institute for Space Research, 2003. xxiii, 678. ISBN 85-900100-3-1. info
  • Low temperature plasma physics :fundamental aspects and applications. 1st ed. Berlin: Wiley-VCH, 2001. 523 s. ISBN 3-527-28887-2. info
  • GOLDSTON, Robert J. and Paul Harding RUTHERFORD. Introduction to plasma physics. Bristol: Institute of Physics Publishing, 1995. xvii, 491. ISBN 075030183X. info
  • Basic plasma physics : selected chapters : handbook of plasma physics. Edited by R. N. Sudan - Al'bert Abubakirovič Galejev. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1989. 564 s. ISBN 0444880208. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written part (calculation) and common discussion.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, spring 2012 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019.
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