The relation of edge confinement to global confinement in ASDEX upgrade
We present experimental evidence from the ASDEX Upgrade tokamak of a robust relation between the edge radial pressure gradient and the global confinement of the plasma. This relation transcends the power flowing across flux surfaces near the edge and thus suggests that the usual model of cross-field heat flow is not appropriate.
Bibliographic Reference: Report: IPP 1/307 EN (1996) 12pp.
Availability: Available from the Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, 85748 Garching bei München (DE)
Record Number: 199710186 / Last updated on: 1997-04-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en