Two-dimensional Fokker-Planck analysis of lower-hybrid current drive in tokamak devices

Hideaki Matsuura, Yasuyuki Nakao, Kazuhiko Kudo, Masao Ohta

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Abstract

A lower-hybrid current drive analysis model is presented. This is a model to evaluate the current drive efficiency corresponding to a continuous rf-wave spectrum in the presence of the toroidal dc electric field. The two-dimensional Fokker-Planck equation itself is solved analytically to obtain the distribution function for resonant electrons in the velocity region. A simple expression for the current drive efficiency is derived by using the analytical solution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295-301
Number of pages7
JournalMemoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
Volume48
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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