Stability and Transport in Magnetic Confinement Systems

Stability and Transport in Magnetic Confinement Systems

by Jan Weiland

Hardcover(2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461437420
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 06/28/2012
Series: Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics , #71
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Jan Weiland, Chalmers University of Technology, elfjw@chalmers.se

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Different Ways of Describing Plasma Dynamics.- Fluid Description of Low Frequency Perturbations in an Inhomogeneous Plasma.- Kinetic Description of Low Frequency Modes in Inhomogeneous Plasma.- Kinetic Descriptions of Low Frequency Modes Obtained by Orbit Averaging.- Low Frequency Modes in Inhomogeneous Magnetic Fields.- Transport, Overview and Recent Developments.- Instabilities Associated with Fast Particles in Tordoidal Confinement Systems.- Nonlinear Theory.- General References.- Answers to Exercises.

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