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Abstract

Numerical simulations of drift wave turbulence in sheared magnetic fields reveal a strong reduction of the effective shear damping, so that finite turbulence levels are maintained under conditions where all modes are linearly damped. A qualitative theory of the effect is presented.

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Authors: BISKAMP D, MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUT FUER PLASMAPHYSIK, GARCHING BEI MUENCHEN (GERMANY);WALTER M MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUT FUER PLASMAPHYSIK, GARCHING BEI MUENCHEN (GERMANY), MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUT FUER PLASMAPHYSIK, GARCHING BEI MUENCHEN (GERMANY)
Bibliographic Reference: PHYSICS LETTERS, VOL. 109A (1985), NO. 1/2, PP. 34-38
Record Number: 1989123108300 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
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