Accession Number:

ADA014411

Title:

Anomalous Transport Coefficients for HANE Applications Due to Plasma Micro-Instabilities.

Descriptive Note:

Menorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1975-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

84.0

Abstract:

The authors present a complete summary of anomalous plasma transport theory, as it is presently used in the NRL multi-fluid HANE coupling codes. Anomalous transport due to five different microinstabilities -- magnetized ion-ion, unmagnetized ion-ion, modified two-stream, ion sound, and beam cyclotron -- is covered. The principal results, turn-on conditions and anomalous transport coefficients, are first presented in a concise form suitable for ready reference, and use in future fluid codes. The detailed theory of each micro-instability, including derivations of the transport coefficients, discussion of assumptions, and summaries of the particle simulation results for each instability, is then discussed in a series of appendices.

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE