This state–of–the–art textbook assembles material from various sources in a systematic and concise way for a modern course on the physics of magnetically confined plasmas aimed at graduate and advanced undergraduate students. It both presents the fundamental theories and methodologies of fusion plasma physics and introduces the topics of current research. Each chapter is rounded off with a set of exercises.
Motion of Charged Particles
Heating and Current Drive
Neutral Particle Transport
Fusion Reactors and Neutron Sources