Geodesic acoustic eigenmodes

Kimitaka Itoh, Sanae I. Itoh, Patrick H. Diamond, Akihide Fujisawa, Masatoshi Yagi, Tetsuo Watari, Yoshihiko Nagashima, Atsushi Fukuyama

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The eigenmode of a geodesic acoustic mode in the presence of a temperature gradient is discussed. Eigenmodes are obtained and the characteristic wavelength scales as ρi2/3 LT1/3i: ion gyroradius, LT: temperature gradient scale length). The direction of propagation is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number037
JournalPlasma and Fusion Research
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Itoh, K., Itoh, S. I., Diamond, P. H., Fujisawa, A., Yagi, M., Watari, T., Nagashima, Y., & Fukuyama, A. (2006). Geodesic acoustic eigenmodes. Plasma and Fusion Research, 1, [037].