Relaxation rate of poloidal rotation in the banana regime in tokamaks

K. C. Shaing, S. P. Hirshman

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Abstract

The relaxation rate vp of poloidal rotation in the banana regime in tokamaks is calculated using a time-dependent parallel viscosity. It is found that vp is on the order of vii, the ion-ion collision frequency, with no geometric enhancement factor associated with toroidicity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)705-707
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics of Fluids B
Volume1
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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