TITLE

Diamagnetism of rotating plasma

AUTHOR(S)
Young, W. C.; Hassam, A. B.; Romero-Talamás, C. A.; Ellis, R. F.; Teodorescu, C.
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Nov2011, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p112505
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Diamagnetism and magnetic measurements of a supersonically rotating plasma in a shaped magnetic field demonstrate confinement of plasma pressure along the magnetic field resulting from centrifugal force. The Grad-Shafranov equation of ideal magnetohydrodynamic force balance, including supersonic rotation, is solved to confirm that the predicted angular velocity is in agreement with spectroscopic measurements of the Doppler shifts.
ACCESSION #
67538207

 

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