Modeling of plasma rotation in radio-frequency-wave-heated tokamak plasmas

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Abstract

It is shown by considering the general properties of solution of the kinetic equation that plasma rotation in radio-frequency (RF) wave-heated tokamak plasmas can be modeled by the RF-modified plasma viscous force. This approach is qualitatively different from a model that uses a radial current to model the RF effects on plasma rotation. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-122
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Volume277
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Nov 20

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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