Assoc. Prof. PhD habil. Claudiu COSTIN – topics for doctoral admission

Topics for doctoral school admission:

  1. Electrical diagnostics. The Langmuir probe.
  2. The fluid model: plasma as two fluids.
  3. The motion of charged particles in combined electric and magnetic fields, static and homogeneous. The electric drift.
  4. Free and ambipolar diffusion in a non-magnetized plasma.
  5. The diffusion process in a magnetized plasma: classical and Bohm diffusion.


  1. G. Popa, L. Sîrghi, Bazele fizicii plasmei, Editura Universității Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iași, 2000
  2. G. Brătescu, Fizica plasmei, Editura Didactică și Pedagogică, București, 1970
  3. A. Bogaerts, I. Kolev, G. Buyle, Modeling of the Magnetron Discharge, chapter 3 from Reactive Sputter Deposition (editors D. Depla, S. Mahieu), Springer, Berlin, 2008