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Discussion of some exact two-dimensional equilibria of Vlasov plasmas

A. Sestero

Discussion of some exact two-dimensional equilibria of Vlasov plasmas

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Published by Laboratori gas ionizzati in Frascati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plasma stability.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] A. Sestero.
    SeriesLaboratori gas ionizzati. LGI, 67/27
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC717.6 .L32 no. 67/27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 l.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5730352M
    LC Control Number70512903

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Discussion of some exact two-dimensional equilibria of Vlasov plasmas by A. Sestero Download PDF EPUB FB2

The present paper discusses a class of exact two‐dimensional kinetic current sheet equilibria. The general solution to the two‐dimensional Grad‐Shafranov equation was first obtained by Walker in Cited by: This book describes and contextualises collisionless plasma theory, and in particular collisionless plasma equilibria.

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Chapter 8. Equilibrium Solutions of the Vlasov Equation and f e0=f e0 (−eB 0 m e x+v y, −eB 0 m e y−v x,v z) are equilibrium solutions of the steady-state Vlasov Discussion of some exact two-dimensional equilibria of Vlasov plasmas book but cannot be the equilibrium solutions of the steady-state Vlasov-Maxwell equations.

References Krall, N. A., and A. Trivelpiece (), Principles of Plasma. equilibria, so that L is the current sheet thickness ; velocities are referred to the speed of light c; magnetic and electric fields are referred to an equilibrium field B 0, while densities are normalized on a reference density n 0.

In order to study the linear stability of the system, we linearize Vlasov’s equation f 1s t +v f 1s r + cs. [1] The present paper discusses a class of exact two-dimensional kinetic current sheet equilibria. The general solution to the two-dimensional Grad-Shafranov equation was first obtained by Walker in in terms of the generating function g(z)(z = X + iZ), where X and Z.

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