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Helicity injection with moving vacuum–plasma boundary with arbitrary flux surfaces

Bellan, P. M. (1988) Helicity injection with moving vacuum–plasma boundary with arbitrary flux surfaces. Physics of Fluids, 31 (1). pp. 215-216. ISSN 0031-9171. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BELpof88

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Abstract

If a toroidal plasma has arbitrary nested magnetic flux surfaces and a moving plasma–vacuum interface, then any helicity injected by modulating the magnetic fields is simply consumed by an increase in helicity dissipation due to the modulated fields.


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Copyright © 1988 American Institute of Physics. Received 7 July 1987; accepted 15 September 1987. This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Subject Keywords:PLASMA, TOROIDAL CONFIGURATION, MAGNETIC SURFACES, INTERFACES, VACUUM SYSTEMS, HELICITY, CURRENT−DRIVE HEATING, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, PLASMA CONFINEMENT
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.866571
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