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The ion gyro-radius scaling of ion thermal transport caused by ion-temperature-gradient-driven (ITG) turbulence is studied with a global fluid simulation code in three-dimensional toroidal geometry. It is found that the effective conductivity scales like the ion gyro-radius (gyro-Bohm scaling).

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Authors: MANFREDI G, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, School of Cosmic Physics (IE);OTTAVIANI M,
Bibliographic Reference: Report: JET-P (97) 11 EN (1997) 9pp.
Availability: Available from the Publications Officer, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3EA (GB)
Record Number: 199711334 / Last updated on: 1997-10-16
Original language: en
Available languages: en