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Title: Physical Processes in the MAGO/MFT Systems

The Monograph is devoted to theoretical discussion of the physical effects, which are most significant for the alternative approach to the problem of controlled thermonuclear fusion (CTF): the MAGO/MTF approach. The book includes the description of the approach, its difference from the major CTF systems—magnetic confinement and inertial confinement systems. General physical methods of the processes simulation in this approach are considered, including plasma transport phenomena and radiation, and the theory of transverse collisionless shock waves, the surface discharges theory, important for such kind of research. Different flows and magneto-hydrodynamic plasma instabilities occurring in the frames of this approach are also considered. In virtue of the general physical essence of the considered phenomena the presented results are applicable to a wide range of plasma physics and hydrodynamics processes. The book is intended for the plasma physics and hydrodynamics specialists, post-graduate students, and senior students-physicists.
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  2. Los Alamos National Laboratory
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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
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All Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics, Sarov Russia
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United States
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY Controlled thermonuclear fusion; magnetic confinement fusion; MCF; MAGO