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The theory of transport across a low mode number magnetic island belt driven by the ionisation instability, elongated along the last entire q rational surface, and extending beyond the separatrix, leads to a number of predictions which are in agreement with observations in DIII-D, TEXTOR, ASDEX and CCT. It also suggests that transition to a regime characterised by an improved confinement should occur at a sufficiently high heating power level.

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Authors: ROGISTER A L, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (KFA) (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, Vol. 36 (1994) pp. A219-A224
Record Number: 199411247 / Last updated on: 1994-11-25
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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