TITLE

Effects of kinetic damping on the ion temperature gradient mode in tokamaks

AUTHOR(S)
Hirose, A.
PUB. DATE
May 1990
SOURCE
Physics of Fluids B: Plasma Physics;May90, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p1087
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Damping resulting from ion magnetic drift and Landau resonances is shown to strongly stabilize the ion temperature gradient mode in tokamaks. The instability requires a steep temperature gradient εT=LT/T <=0.05.
ACCESSION #
9831063

 

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