TITLE

Exact energy conservation laws for full and truncated nonlinear gyrokinetic equations

AUTHOR(S)
Brizard, Alain J.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Apr2010, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p042303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The exact global energy conservation laws for the full and truncated versions of the nonlinear electromagnetic gyrokinetic equations in general magnetic geometry are presented. In each version, the relation between polarization and magnetization effects in the gyrokinetic Poisson and Ampère equations and the quadratic ponderomotive gyrocenter Hamiltonian is emphasized.
ACCESSION #
50174288

 

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