Electron temperature gradient driven transport in a MAST H-mode plasma

N. Joiner, D. Applegate, S. C. Cowley, W. Dorland, C. M. Roach

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Abstract

Gyrokinetic simulation of a MAST-like equilibrium is used to establish the turbulent transport resulting from the electron temperature gradient driven mode for core and edge parameters. The thermal diffusion coefficients calculated in these simulations are found to be experimentally significant for core parameters but underestimate the observed transport on outer flux-surfaces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)685-697
Number of pages13
JournalPlasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
Volume48
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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