Ion cyclotron minority ion heating in the presence of lower hybrid waves

Jukka Heikkinen, Timo Kiviniemi

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Abstract

Electrostatic waves like lower hybrid waves can interact with fast minority ions produced by ion cyclotron heating in tokamak plasmas through stochastic Landau damping. By two-dimensional Fokker-Planck calculations it is shown that power deposition and fast ion confinement are significantly influenced by the wave-induced radial ion drift.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-58
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume214
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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