Graduate lectures on
**Kinetics of waves and particles in plasmas**

11-30, March 6, 2003 |
Introduction into kinetics of waves and particles | [notes as ps file] |

10-00, March 10, 2003 |
Wave-particle interactions in plasma | [notes as ps file] |

10-00, March 17, 2003 |
Wave-wave interactions in plasma | [notes as ps file] |

Appendix: Complex integration and definite real integrals [notes as ps file]

Numerical Example 1: Relaxation of an unstable distribution of electrons
[mpeg file]

Numerical Example 2: Quasilinear relaxation plus three-wave decay and
scattering off ions [mpeg file]

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