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Chapter 
Title of the Chapters 
Page 
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1 
0 
contents 
0 
108.97 KB 





2 
1 
Introduction 
1 
130.34 KB 

1.1 
Motivation 
1 

1.2 
Layou t of Thesis 
8 





3 
2 
Heat Flux for Steep Temperature Gradients 
9 
332.42 KB 

2.1 
Introduction 
9 

2.2 
FokkerPlanck Equation 
15 

2.3 
Thermal Transport Review of the Classical Theory 
20 

2.4 
Nonlocal Character of Heat Transport 
23 





4 
3 
Effect of Weak Ambipolar Field and Inverse bremsstrahlung absorption on Nonlocal Heat Flux 
30 
417.42 KB 

3.1 
Ambipolar Field Effect on Heat Flux using Diffusive Approximation for HighZ Plasma 
32 

3.2 
Ambipolar Field Effect on Heat Flux using Diffusive Approximation for LowZ plasma 
38 

3.3 
Generalized Ambipolar Model with Field and Inverse bremsstrahlung Absorption using Nondiffusive Approximation for LowZ Plasma 
45 





5 
4 
Effect of Weak Ambipolar Field on Heat Flux using Fourier Transform Method 
57 
92.41 KB 

4.1 
Introduction 
58 

4.2 
Weak Ambipolar field Effect using Fourier Transform Method 
58 

4.3 
Discussion of Results 
62 





6 
5 
Strong Ambipolar Field Effect on Heat Flux using Diffusive Approximation for HighZ Plasma 
63 
121.01 KB 

5.1 
Introduction 
64 

5.2 
Strong Ambipolar Field Effect on Heat Flux 
65 

5.3 
Discussion of Results 
68 





7 
6 
Summary and Conclusions 
72 
95.42 KB 





8 
7 
A Analytical Derivation of Nonlocal Propagators 
77 
58.33 KB 

7.1 
A.l Diffusive Approximation with HighZ Plasma 
77 

7.2 
A.2 NonDiffusive Approximation with LowZ Plasma 
80 





9 
8 
Biblography 
82 
59.64 KB 




