Resistivity in the dynamic current sheath of a field reversed configuration

M. E. Kayama
  • Physics of Plasmas, January 2012, American Institute of Physics
  • DOI: 10.1063/1.3698405

Camparison of theoretical and experimental anomalous resistivity

What is it about?

In a magnetized plasma the behavior of the plasma is driven by turbulences. Parameters such as plasma resistivity are dominated by non-coulombian interactions. The resistivity was experimentally estimated using internal probes in a relatively low temperature plasma and compared to MHD theoretical predictions. Good agreement was found using turbulences dominated by lower hybrid drift instability combined with empirical formulae for collision frequency.

Why is it important?

Comparison between theoretical and experimental values of resistivity in a turbulent plasma.

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