Multiple mode model of tokamak transport

E. M. Ghanem, C. E. Singer, G. Bateman, D. P. Stotler

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Theoretical models for radial transport of energy and particles in tokamaks due to drift waves, rippling modes and resistive ballooning modes have been combined in a predictive transport code. The resulting unified model has been used to simulate low confinement mode (L-mode) energy confinement scalings. The dependence of global energy confinement on electron density for the resulting model is also described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1595-1603
Number of pages9
JournalNuclear Fusion
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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