Accession Number:

ADA036916

Title:

Marginal Stability Analysis: A Simpler Approach to Anomalous Transport in Plasmas.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

It is shown that an unstable plasma evolves toward a marginally stable state. From the knowledge that the plasma is marginally stable, one can calculate profiles, transport coefficients and turbulence levels quite accurately. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE