Chapter 20. Control of Chaos in Plasmas

  1. Heinz G. Schuster
  1. W. Klinger

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607455.ch20

Handbook of Chaos Control

Handbook of Chaos Control

How to Cite

Klinger, W. (2006) Control of Chaos in Plasmas, in Handbook of Chaos Control (ed H. G. Schuster), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607455.ch20

Editor Information

  1. University of Kiel, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Leibnizstr. 15, D-24098 Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institut für Experimentelle- und Plasmaphysik, Universität Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294367

Online ISBN: 9783527607457

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Keywords:

  • chaos in plasma;
  • plasma diodes;
  • ionization waves;
  • turbulence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some Basic Concepts

    • Overview over Common Chaos Control Schemes

    • Open-Loop Control

    • Closed-Loop Control

  • Plasma Diodes

    • The Pierce-Diode

    • The Thermionic-Diode

  • Ionization Waves

    • Basic Theory

    • Experiment and Transition to Chaos

    • Control of Ionization Wave Chaos

  • Taming Turbulence

  • Summary and outlook