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Title: Instability-enhanced transport in low temperature magnetized plasma

Abstract

It is shown that the transport in low temperature, collisional, bound plasma is enhanced by instabilities at a high magnetic field. While the magnetic field confines the electrons in a stable plasma, the instability completely destroys the confinement such that the transport becomes independent of the magnetic field in the highly magnetized limit. Finally, an analytical expression of the instability-enhanced collision frequency is proposed, based on a magnetic field independent edge-to-center density ratio.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau (France)
  2. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES)
OSTI Identifier:
1610604
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1542545
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0001939
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physics of Plasmas
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 26; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 1070-664X
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; physics

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Lucken, R., Bourdon, A., Lieberman, M. A., and Chabert, P. Instability-enhanced transport in low temperature magnetized plasma. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5094422.
Lucken, R., Bourdon, A., Lieberman, M. A., & Chabert, P. Instability-enhanced transport in low temperature magnetized plasma. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5094422
Lucken, R., Bourdon, A., Lieberman, M. A., and Chabert, P. Mon . "Instability-enhanced transport in low temperature magnetized plasma". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5094422. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1610604.
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abstractNote = {It is shown that the transport in low temperature, collisional, bound plasma is enhanced by instabilities at a high magnetic field. While the magnetic field confines the electrons in a stable plasma, the instability completely destroys the confinement such that the transport becomes independent of the magnetic field in the highly magnetized limit. Finally, an analytical expression of the instability-enhanced collision frequency is proposed, based on a magnetic field independent edge-to-center density ratio.},
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journal = {Physics of Plasmas},
number = 7,
volume = 26,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {7}
}

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