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Abstract

In this paper it is shown that the solutions of the ideal magnetohydrodynamic equation, which describes the equilibrium states of a cylindrical plasma with purely poloidal flow and arbitrary cross sectional-shape (G N Throumoulopoulos and G Pantis, to appear in Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 38 (1996)), are also valid for incompressible equilibrium flows with the axial velocity component being a free surface quantity; and that for the case of isothermal incompressible equilibria the magnetic surfaces necessarily have circular cross-section.

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Authors: THROUMOULOPOULOS G N, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE);TASSO H, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: IPP 6/343 EN (1996) 6pp.
Availability: Available from the Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, 85748 Garching bei München (DE)
Record Number: 199611379 / Last updated on: 1996-12-04
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en