TITLE

The infinite interface limit of multiple-region relaxed magnetohydrodynamics

AUTHOR(S)
Dennis, G. R.; Hudson, S. R.; Dewar, R. L.; Hole, M. J.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Mar2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p032509
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We show the stepped-pressure equilibria that are obtained from a generalization of Taylor relaxation known as multi-region, relaxed magnetohydrodynamics (MRXMHD) are also generalizations of ideal magnetohydrodynamics (ideal MHD). We show this by proving that as the number of plasma regions becomes infinite, MRXMHD reduces to ideal MHD. Numerical convergence studies illustrating this limit are presented.
ACCESSION #
86447127

 

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