PIRSA:15080035

Fun with ideal plasmas

APA

Jacobson, T. (2015). Fun with ideal plasmas. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/15080035

MLA

Jacobson, Ted. Fun with ideal plasmas. Perimeter Institute, Aug. 14, 2015, https://pirsa.org/15080035

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_15080035,
            doi = {10.48660/15080035},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/15080035},
            author = {Jacobson, Ted},
            keywords = {Quantum Gravity},
            language = {en},
            title = {Fun with ideal plasmas},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2015},
            month = {aug},
            note = {PIRSA:15080035 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Ted Jacobson University System of Maryland

Abstract

I will sketch a few interesting phenomena involving ideal plasmas, including helicity conservation, frozen flux, the Blandford-Znajek mechanism, and self-confined Poynting jets, using the language of differential forms.