The word "plasma" comes up a lot in The Parallel Universe of T. Townsend Brown, though the word can seem to have myriad uses.
Here’s an article that postulates that the sun and stars are not deep-space nuclear fusion reactors (the commonly held view), but are instead "an electrical mechanism."
The Electric Sun… is a logical extrapolation of the Electric/Plasma Universe theory which came into being through the work of Hannes Alfven etal. …There is no longer any doubt that electrical effects in plasmas play an important role in the phenomena we observe on the Sun.
Indeed, those “electrical effects” may have an important role in the story we are telling here, too. And Hannes Alfven is somebody I’ve been told I need to learn a thing or three from…