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Stability and Transport in Magnetic Confinement Systems


Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 71)

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About this book


Stability and Transport in Magnetic Confinement Systems provides an advanced introduction to the fields of stability and transport in tokamaks. It serves as a reference for researchers with its highly-detailed theoretical background, and contains new results in the areas of analytical nonlinear theory of transport using kinetic theory and fluid closure. The use of fluid descriptions for advanced stability and transport problems provide the reader with a better understanding of this topic.

In addition, the areas of nonlinear kinetic theory and fluid closure gives the researcher the basic knowledge of a highly relevant area to the present development of transport physics.


L-H transition MHD stability drift waves magnetic confinement systems pinch effects stability and transport of toroidal systems stability in tokamaks transport in tokamaks turbulent transport

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  1. 1.Chalmers University of TechnologyGothenburgSweden

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Jan Weiland, Chalmers University of Technology,

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