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Published: 03 June 2004

480 Pages | numerous line drawings and halftones


ISBN: 9780198562641

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The Physics of Inertial Fusion

BeamPlasma Interaction, Hydrodynamics, Hot Dense Matter

Stefano Atzeni and Jürgen Meyer-ter-Vehn

Clarendon Press

International Series of Monographs on Physics

  • A comprehensive, richly illustrated reference that will last (link to full PDF contents list below)
  • Clear and economical exposition of the physics underlying inertial confinement fusion
  • Comprehensive, up-to-date, and well-organized 
  • Application to future energy generation by thermonuclear fusion
  • Strong on fundamental physics of dense high-temperature plasmas and their relevance in astrophysics and materials under extreme conditions
  • Explains the physics from ground up, fascinating for students and very suitable for teaching

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