Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Stability of Alfven eigenmodes in optimized tokamaks
KTH, Superseded Departments, Alfvén Laboratory.
2000 (English)In: Nuclear Fusion, ISSN 0029-5515, E-ISSN 1741-4326, Vol. 40, no 7, 1343-1348 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Alfven eigenmodes (AEs) with intermediate toroidal mode numbers are modelled using the global gyrokinetic PENN code to determine the stability of high performance tokamak discharges in the presence of energetic particles. A large plasma pressure and a weak magnetic shear in the core give rise to radially extended kinetic AEs, which are stabilized by the high shear at the edge of a divertor (X point) configuration. Large values for the safety factor and the ion Larmor radius in reversed shear operation may however trigger drift kinetic Alfven eigenmode instabilities that could affect the alpha particle confinement in a reactor.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2000. Vol. 40, no 7, 1343-1348 p.
Keyword [en]
plasmas, existence, shear, ions
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-19889ISI: 000088080700005OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-19889DiVA: diva2:338581
Note
QC 20100525Available from: 2010-08-10 Created: 2010-08-10 Last updated: 2017-12-12Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Jaun, André
By organisation
Alfvén Laboratory
In the same journal
Nuclear Fusion

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 17 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf