TITLE

Gyrokinetic equation in an exact canonical Hamiltonian coordinate system and its orbit-averaged form

AUTHOR(S)
Lei Qi; Shaojie Wang
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Jun2009, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p062504
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A previous gauge-invariant gyrokinetic equation based on an approximate canonical Hamiltonian coordinate system is extended to an exact canonical Hamiltonian coordinate system with the time scale well separated. By using this formalism a new orbit-averaged gyrokinetic equation, which is valid for both trapped and passing particles, is established.
ACCESSION #
42961071

 

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