Edge gradient and safety-factor effects on electrostatic turbulent transport in tokamaks

I. H. Tan, S. C. Prager

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Abstract

Electrostatic turbulence and transport has been measured in the tokamak edge as the safety factor (and, concomitantly, the energy-confinement time) and the edge equilibrium gradients are varied substantially. The turbulence is largely independent of safety factor, but strongly sensitive to the local-density gradient, which itself depends upon the limiter configuration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1714-1717
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume68
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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