What jobs could you do that require a degree in plasma physics?
I'm just thinking about university classes, and I discovered plasma physics. I've done a bit of research on it, but only enough to spark some interest. I would like to know what different jobs can be ascertained through a plasma physics degree.
Asked By: simsLuver<3 - 8/27/2008
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Without an advanced degree (PhD) and some post-doc work in a closely related area, your chances are slim to none of getting a job that involves plasmas with just an undergraduate degree in physics. Plasma work is of both a theoretical and applied physics nature, with current efforts directed toward such areas as... More
Answered By: hevans1944 - 8/27/2008
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Truth be told, I have no real idea what such a degree can do for you. But I know that there is a lot of research going on about alternative energy sources/heating/lighting and you could probably get a well-paid job helping in that. Just a thought.
Answered By: annoyinginge - 8/27/2008
I'm not sure which level you are at; if you're undergrad then you probably don't get a bachelor's in plasma physics, you would get one in physics and you may take the plasma physics as an elective. I would still reccomend you take it if it interests you. It will also deal with high energy limits (similar to how... More
Answered By: joex444 - 8/27/2008
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