Some remarks on the quasilinear treatment of the stochastic acceleration problem

Eijnden, E. Vanden
May 1997
Physics of Plasmas;May97, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p1486
Academic Journal
Discusses the range of applicability of the quasilinear theory through the example of the stochastic acceleration of a test particle in a random electric field. Ability of the scheme to reproduce the non-standard diffusive behaviors observed in direct numerical simulations.


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