Plasma Basics Summer Course

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A series of lectures on the principles of plasma physics during August 2019 by one day a week. The lectures will be held in physics department at the Faculty of Science in Port Said.


Prof. Dr. Waleed Moslem (Theoretical Plasma Physics).
  • Professor of Plasma Physics Port Said University.
  • Visiting Professor, Center for Theoretical Physics, British Univesity in Egypt.
  • Head of Physics Department, Port Said University.

Application and dates:

  • Level: Bachelor and Master students of physics.
  • Start: 04.08.2019.
  • End: 08.09.2019.
  • Location: Physics Dept., Faculty of Science, Port Said University.
  • Fees: free of charge.
  • Deadline: Thursday 25.07.2019 at 23:59 (Application closes).

Financial support:

It is avilable to cover travelling expenses for the students coming from outide Port Said.

Attendence certificate

Will be provided upon the course completion.


  • Introduction and plasma nature.
  • Single particle motion with E=0.
  • Single particle motion with E&B ≠ 0.
  • Introduction to plasma theories.
  • Kinetic plasma description.
  • Macroscopic plasma equations (fluid theory).
  • Plasma as a fluid.
  • Waves in plasma.
  • Plasma oscillations.
  • Electron plasma waves.
  • Ion plasma waves in a cold and warm plasma.
  • Electrostatic electron oscillations perpendicular to B.
  • Electrostatic ion waves perpendicular to B.
  • Plasma Instability.
  • The concept of β.
  • Two stream instability.


Class Date Time Note
1st 04.08.2019 11:00 am - 02:30 pm Sunday
2nd 11.08.2019 11:00 am - 02:30 pm Off Wakfet Arafa
3rd 25.08.2019 11:00 am - 02:30 pm Sunday
4th 31.08.2019 11:00 am - 02:30 pm Sunday
5th 08.09.2019 11:00 am - 02:30 pm Sunday

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