Energetic electron transport in the presence of magnetic perturbations in magnetically confined plasmas

G. Papp, M. Drevlak, G. I. Pokol, T. Fulop

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Abstract

The transport of energetic electrons is sensitive to magnetic perturbations. By using three-dimensional numerical simulation of test particle drift orbits we show that the transport of untrapped electrons through an open region with magnetic perturbations cannot be described by a diffusive process. Based on our test particle simulations, we propose a model that leads to an exponential loss of particles.

Original languageEnglish
Article number475810503
JournalJournal of Plasma Physics
Volume81
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2015

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  • Condensed Matter Physics

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