Chu, M. S. and Jensen, T. H. and Bellan, P. M. (1999) General Taylor configuration expansion revisited. Physics of Plasmas, 6 (5). pp. 1495-1499. ISSN 1070-664X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:CHUpop99
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The validity of a series expansion proposed previously [T. H. Jensen and M. S. Chu, Phys. Fluids 27, 2881 (1984)] for describing general Taylor configurations of magnetized plasmas has been reexamined because an apparent paradox was realized. From analyses of simple cases which can be dealt with mostly analytically, it is concluded that the paradox is a Gibbs phenomenon, and that the series expansion is valid.
|Additional Information:||©1999 American Institute of Physics. (Received 20 November 1998; accepted 27 January 1999) This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Grant Nos. DE-FG03-95ER54309 and DE-FG03-98ER54461.|
|Subject Keywords:||PLASMA CONFINEMENT, RELAXATION, ANALYTICAL SOLUTION, PINCH EFFECT, plasma theory|
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