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

Hirose, A.
May 1990
Physics of Fluids B: Plasma Physics;May90, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p1087
Academic Journal
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.


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