Loss cone region in toroidal helical systems

K. Itoh, H. Sanuki, J. Todoroki, T. Kamimura, S. I. Itoh, A. Fukuyama, K. Hanatani

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Abstract

An analytic formula is derived for the loss cone in toroidal helical systems. Particular emphasis is put on the loss region for the particles that are barely trapped in the helical ripples. Effects of the radial electric field and shifts of the magnetic axis are discussed. Comparison with the numerical calculation confirms that the simple analytic formula gives good approximations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1294-1296
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics of Fluids B
Volume3
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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    Itoh, K., Sanuki, H., Todoroki, J., Kamimura, T., Itoh, S. I., Fukuyama, A., & Hanatani, K. (1991). Loss cone region in toroidal helical systems. Physics of Fluids B, 3(5), 1294-1296. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.859821