Comment on 'Energy principle in the Boozer model' [Phys. Plasmas 12, 112504 (2005)]
Abstract
V. D. Pustovitov has asserted [Phys. Plasmas 12, 112504 (2005)] that a fundamental flaw exists in the mathematical formulation of the plasma response used in the VALEN code [Bialek et al., Phys. Plasmas 8, 2170 (2001)] for calculations of resistive wall mode effects. It is shown that the VALEN formulation gives the standard answer for the perturbed energy {delta}W for the case of an ideal plasma that is surrounded by a perfectly conducting wall, which is the example Pustovitov claimed served as a direct proof that the VALEN formulation did not conserve energy.
 Authors:
 Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027 (United States)
 Publication Date:
 OSTI Identifier:
 20782529
 Resource Type:
 Journal Article
 Resource Relation:
 Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 13; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2176461; (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; PLASMA; PLASMA INSTABILITY; PLASMA SIMULATION; V CODES; WALL EFFECTS; WALLS
Citation Formats
Boozer, Allen H. Comment on 'Energy principle in the Boozer model' [Phys. Plasmas 12, 112504 (2005)]. United States: N. p., 2006.
Web. doi:10.1063/1.2176461.
Boozer, Allen H. Comment on 'Energy principle in the Boozer model' [Phys. Plasmas 12, 112504 (2005)]. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2176461.
Boozer, Allen H. Wed .
"Comment on 'Energy principle in the Boozer model' [Phys. Plasmas 12, 112504 (2005)]". United States.
doi:10.1063/1.2176461.
@article{osti_20782529,
title = {Comment on 'Energy principle in the Boozer model' [Phys. Plasmas 12, 112504 (2005)]},
author = {Boozer, Allen H.},
abstractNote = {V. D. Pustovitov has asserted [Phys. Plasmas 12, 112504 (2005)] that a fundamental flaw exists in the mathematical formulation of the plasma response used in the VALEN code [Bialek et al., Phys. Plasmas 8, 2170 (2001)] for calculations of resistive wall mode effects. It is shown that the VALEN formulation gives the standard answer for the perturbed energy {delta}W for the case of an ideal plasma that is surrounded by a perfectly conducting wall, which is the example Pustovitov claimed served as a direct proof that the VALEN formulation did not conserve energy.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2176461},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
number = 2,
volume = 13,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}
DOI: 10.1063/1.2176461
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