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Title: Radial transport with perturbed magnetic field

Abstract

It is pointed out that the viscosity coefficient describing radial transport of toroidal angular momentum is proportional to the second power of the gyro-radius—like the corresponding coefficients for particle and heat transport—regardless of any geometrical symmetry. The observation is widely appreciated, but worth emphasizing because some literature gives the misleading impression that asymmetry can allow radial moment transport in first-order.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Institute for Fusion Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22410314
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physics of Plasmas
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 22; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 1070-664X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ANGULAR MOMENTUM; ASYMMETRY; CHARGED-PARTICLE TRANSPORT; HEAT TRANSFER; MAGNETIC FIELDS; VISCOSITY

Citation Formats

Hazeltine, R. D. Radial transport with perturbed magnetic field. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4921131.
Hazeltine, R. D. Radial transport with perturbed magnetic field. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4921131.
Hazeltine, R. D. Fri . "Radial transport with perturbed magnetic field". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4921131.
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title = {Radial transport with perturbed magnetic field},
author = {Hazeltine, R. D.},
abstractNote = {It is pointed out that the viscosity coefficient describing radial transport of toroidal angular momentum is proportional to the second power of the gyro-radius—like the corresponding coefficients for particle and heat transport—regardless of any geometrical symmetry. The observation is widely appreciated, but worth emphasizing because some literature gives the misleading impression that asymmetry can allow radial moment transport in first-order.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4921131},
journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
issn = {1070-664X},
number = 5,
volume = 22,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {5}
}