Electrostatic and magnetic transport of energetic ions in turbulent plasmas

Analytical and numerical work is used in tandem to address the problem of turbulent transport of energetic ions in magnetized plasmas. It is shown that orbit averaging is not valid under rather generic conditions, and that perpendicular decorrelation effects lead to a slow 1/E decay of the electrostatic particle diffusivity of beam ions, while the respective magnetic quantity is even independent of the particle energy E.


Published in:
Physical Review Letters, 102, -
Year:
2009
Publisher:
American Physical Society
ISSN:
0031-9007
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Laboratories:
SPC
CRPP




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