75 Plasma Physics
Includes magnetohydrodynamics and plasma fusion. For ionospheric plasmas see 46 Geophysics. For space plasmas see 90 Astrophysics.
Plasma Physics – The study of the nature and properties of highly ionized gases (comprised of ions and free electrons). NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Exhaustive Interest : Theoretical magnetohydrodynamics and plasma fusion; research and test equipment for studies in plasma physics as related to aerospace sciences.
Selective Interest : Applications of magnetohydrodynamics and plasma fusion that may be of interest for propulsion, power sources, and other uses in the aerospace program.
Negative Interest : Heavy industrial and commercial applications; large power reactors.
Input Subjects of Specific Interest
electron density (plasma physics)
hydromagnetics (plasma physics)
ion beams (plasma physics)
laser interaction with plasmas
microwave interaction with plasmas
mirror machine (plasma physics)
nuclear fusion (plasma physics)
plasma physics research equipment
plasma propulsion (theory)
whistlers (plasma physics)