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Abstract

It is shown that there is a unique configuration of toroidal magnetic surfaces which has the property that it corresponds to more than one plasma equilibrium and that this is the configuration of isodynamic equilibria. These equilibria include toroidal minimum-B equilibria and the distinction between these unstable systems and the stable minimum-B mirror systems is discussed.

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Authors: BISHOP C M, CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON (UK);TAYLOR J B CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON (UK), CULHAM LABORATORY, ABINGDON (UK)
Bibliographic Reference: PHYS. FLUIDS, VOL. 29 (1986), NO. 4, PP. 1144-1148
Record Number: 1989125021200 / Last updated on: 1987-02-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en