chapter  Chapter 12
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Inhomogeneity and Modes in Plasmas

WithAkira Yoshizawa, Sanae-I Itoh, Kimitaka Itoh

In this chapter, linear waves are explained first. A few characteristic examples of the linear modes are introduced. Then, methods for studying weak turbulence are explained and the conditions for strong turbulence are given. Some cases are discussed on the basis of reduced set of equations.