Discussion of the Results

  • Leopoldo S. García-Colín
  • Leonardo Dagdug
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 53)

The results obtained along the several sections of this work require an objective analysis to place them within the actual tendencies in the field of the kinetic theory of plasmas. They can be divided into two classes, one related to the general structure of magnetohydrodynamics and the other one, containing directly the essential information displayed in the different transport coefficients. In both cases we shall take to be as a reference point the magnificent and exhaustive treatment, very likely the most complete one written on this subject, due to R. Balescu and published already 18 years ago 1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leopoldo S. García-Colín
    • 1
  • Leonardo Dagdug
    • 1
  1. 1.Depto. FísicaUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana-IztapalapaMéxico, D.F.México

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