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Published: 14 May 2009

480 Pages | 237 line drawings and halftones


ISBN: 9780199568017

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The Physics of Inertial Fusion

Beam Plasma Interaction, Hydrodynamics, Hot Dense Matter

Stefano Atzeni and Jürgen Meyer-ter-Vehn

International Series of Monographs on Physics

  • A comprehensive, richly illustrated reference that will last
  • 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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