The effort to identify the properties of fusion burning plasmas, involving issues of basic plasma physics and new revealing experimental observations, has led to the development of a theoretical basis for three relevant subjects: (i) novel features of the quasi-coherent mode (QCM) associated with the H-confinement regime, (ii) magnetic reconnection processes in low collisionality regimes and the theory of unpredicted macroscopic modes producing magnetic islands with a propagating velocity in the ion diamagnetic velocity direction, (iii) angular momentum transport described by a non-diffusive equation reproducing the spontaneous rotation velocity profiles; the plasma modes that are identified can produce an angular momentum transport contrary to that predicted by a diffusion process and involve significant electron temperature fluctuations. © 2015 IAEA, Vienna.

Open theoretical issues and their solutions for fusion relevant physical regimes

Buratti, P.
2015

Abstract

The effort to identify the properties of fusion burning plasmas, involving issues of basic plasma physics and new revealing experimental observations, has led to the development of a theoretical basis for three relevant subjects: (i) novel features of the quasi-coherent mode (QCM) associated with the H-confinement regime, (ii) magnetic reconnection processes in low collisionality regimes and the theory of unpredicted macroscopic modes producing magnetic islands with a propagating velocity in the ion diamagnetic velocity direction, (iii) angular momentum transport described by a non-diffusive equation reproducing the spontaneous rotation velocity profiles; the plasma modes that are identified can produce an angular momentum transport contrary to that predicted by a diffusion process and involve significant electron temperature fluctuations. © 2015 IAEA, Vienna.
spontaneous rotation;quasi-coherent mode;magnetic reconnection
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