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An introduction to plasma physics. --

William Bell Thompson

An introduction to plasma physics. --

by William Bell Thompson

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Published by Addison-Welsley Pub. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plasma (Ionized gases)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Other titlesPlasma physics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC718 .T5 1962, QC718 .T47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26537216M


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