EE 251-01 Plasma Engineering
Engineering applications and physics of gaseous plasma. Plasma applications include integrated circuit fabrication; plasma displays; ion thrusters; Plasma science coverage of Bolzmann equation; energy distribution functions; ion and electron transport; electromagnetic interaction with plasma; plasma sheath; collision statistics; mass and energy balance; analytical and numerical modeling. Spring of odd-number years.
Prerequisites: Math 38, EE 18 or equivalent.