Energy channeling due to energetic-ion-driven instabilities in tokamak

Kuley, Animesh; Liu, C. S.; Tripathi, V. K.
March 2011
Physics of Plasmas;Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p032503
Academic Journal
A kinetic formalism has been developed to study the emission of the destabilized ion Bernstein wave by the energetic α particles in the core region of the tokamak, with very peaked radial distribution. The destabilized waves are driven in the central region of the tokamak but are damped by the electrons in the outer due to the energy channeling.


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