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The free boundary equilibrium problem for helically symmetric plasmas

Gardner, Henry James


An iterative technique is described for solving the helically symmetric plasma equilibrium equations with a free boundary. The method involves an application of Green’s theorem , and has been formulated for the geometry of a heliac. Provision is made to incorporate the field of the external solenoid into the model, and the limits of applicability of the conventional Fourier-Bessel series representation of th a t field are investigated. The free boundary model is implemented as p art of an...[Show more]

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Date published: 1986
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6f9ef61782b


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