Kinetic Theory of Nonlocal High-N Ballooning Mode

Kimitaka Itoh, Takashi Tuda, Sanae Inoue Itoh

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Abstract

Kinetic theory of high-n (n: toroidal mode number) electromagnetic ballooning mode is presented with consistent inclusion of plasma β-value, ion gyroradius, kinetic parallel conductivity, ∇B drift and magnetic shear effects. A new unstable branch of nonlocal eixenmodes in a collisionless toroidal plasma is found. The growth rate of kinetic high-n ballooning mode is of order of drift frequency.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-658
Number of pages4
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Volume50
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1981

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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