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Magnetic Field Line Stickiness in Tokamaks

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Author(s):
Martins, Caroline G. L. [1] ; Roberto, Marisa [2] ; Caldas, Ibere L. [3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Texas Austin, Inst Fus Studies, Austin, TX 78712 - USA
[2] Inst Tecnol Aeronaut, Dept Fis, BR-12228900 Sao Jose Dos Campos - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Fis, BR-05508070 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PLASMA SCIENCE; v. 42, n. 10, 1, SI, p. 2764-2765, OCT 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

We present simulated figures of the diverted magnetic field lines of the tokamak ITER, obtained by numerically integrating a Hamiltonian model with electrical currents in five wire loops and control coils. We show evidences of a sticky island embedded in the chaotic region near the divertor plates, which traps magnetic field lines for many toroidal turns increasing their connection lengths to these plates. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 10/13162-0 - Magnetic Fields Topology in Tokamaks
Grantee:Caroline Gameiro Lopes Martins
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 13/03401-6 - Transport of magnetic field lines and particles in tokamaks and plasma modeling for deposition and etching
Grantee:Marisa Roberto
Support type: Regular Research Grants