TITLE

Study of the change of electron temperature inside magnetic island caused by localized radio frequency heating

AUTHOR(S)
Yang, J.; Zhu, S.; Yu, Q.; Zhuang, G.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;May2010, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p052309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The change in the electron temperature inside magnetic island caused by localized radio frequency (rf) heating is studied numerically by solving the two-dimensional energy transport equation, to investigate the dependence of the temperature change on the location and width of the rf power deposition along the minor radius and the helical angle, the island width, and the ratio between the parallel and the perpendicular heat conductivity. Based on obtained numerical results, suggestions for optimizing the island stabilization by localized rf heating are made.
ACCESSION #
51059797

 

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