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The complex Alfvén spectrum of toroidal plasmas (CASTOR) code computes the entire spectrum of normal-modes in resistive magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) for general tokamak configurations. The applied Galerkin method, in conjunction with a Fourier finite-element discretisation, leads to a large scale eigenvalue problem Ax = lambdaBx, where A is a non-self adjoint matrix.

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Authors: KERNER W, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon (GB);HUYSMANS G T A, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon (GB);GOEDBLOED J P, FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen (NL);POEDTS S, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE);SCHWARZ E,
Bibliographic Reference: Report: JET-P(97)04 EN (1997) 38pp.
Availability: Available from the Publications Officer, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3EA (GB)
Record Number: 199710486 / Last updated on: 1997-05-09
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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