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Abstract

A Larmor radius expansion for the dielectric tensor of an inhomogeneous plasma with perpendicular gradients is derived directly from the relativistic Vlasov equation. Various wave equations are derived for relevant Radio Frequency heating problems together with a generalized Poynting theorem. The validity of Kadomtev's assumption is discussed.

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Authors: OTTAVIANI M ENEA, CENTRO RICERCHE ENERGIA FRASCATI (ITALY), ENEA, CENTRO RICERCHE ENERGIA FRASCATI (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: WRITE TO ENEA, CENTRO RICERCHE ENERGIA FRASCATI, SERVIZIO STUDI E DOCUMENTAZIONE, C.P. 65 - 00044 FRASCATI, ROMA (ITALY), MENTIONING REPORT RT/EUS/84/14, 1984
Record Number: 1989124012600 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
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