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Plasma physics

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Plasma physics

a course given by S.Chandrasekhar at the University of Chicago

by Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

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Published by Phoenix Books, University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B60-15679): University of Chicago Press, 1960.

Statementnotes compiled by S.K. Trehan.
SeriesPhoenix science series
The Physical Object
Pagination217p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21144037M

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