TITLE

On nonresonant proton heating via intrinsic Alfvénic turbulence

AUTHOR(S)
Wu, C. S.; Yoon, P. H.; Wang, C. B.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;May2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p054503
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In a recent publication Wu and Yoon [Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 075001 (2007)] propose that low-beta protons may be heated by turbulent Alfvén waves via nonresonant wave-particle scattering. The present Brief Communication clarifies some conceptual issues and describes the theoretical methods adopted in the above reference in more detail.
ACCESSION #
40637818

 

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