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Title: Kinetic theory of turbulence for parallel propagation revisited: Formal results

In a recent paper, Gaelzer et al. [Phys. Plasmas 22, 032310 (2015)] revisited the second-order nonlinear kinetic theory for turbulence propagating in directions parallel/anti-parallel to the ambient magnetic field. The original work was according to Yoon and Fang [Phys. Plasmas 15, 122312 (2008)], but Gaelzer et al. noted that the terms pertaining to discrete-particle effects in Yoon and Fang's theory did not enjoy proper dimensionality. The purpose of Gaelzer et al. was to restore the dimensional consistency associated with such terms. However, Gaelzer et al. was concerned only with linear wave-particle interaction terms. The present paper completes the analysis by considering the dimensional correction to nonlinear wave-particle interaction terms in the wave kinetic equation.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA and School of Space Research, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Gyeonggi 446-701 (Korea, Republic of)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22490049
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Plasmas; Journal Volume: 22; Journal Issue: 8; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; CORRECTIONS; KINETIC EQUATIONS; MAGNETIC FIELDS; PARTICLE INTERACTIONS; TURBULENCE; WAVE EQUATIONS; WAVE PROPAGATION