Probability of statistical L-H transition in tokamaks

Sanae I. Itoh, Kimitaka Itoh, Shinichiro Toda

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A statistical model of the radial electric field Er bifurcation describing the L-H transitions in tokamak plasmas was discussed. The effective phase limit was derived and the L-to-H and H-to-L transition probabilities were calculated. The probability density function and ensemble average of Er were obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2150011-2150014
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - Nov 18 2002


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Itoh, S. I., Itoh, K., & Toda, S. (2002). Probability of statistical L-H transition in tokamaks. Physical Review Letters, 89(21), 2150011-2150014.