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The recently developed linear magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) eigenvalue TWIST-R code was used to study resistive MHD plasma stability using a variety of different inner layer models. The TWIST-R code is based on the fully toroidal resistive energy principle. The code uses two projections of the plasma displacement (radial and tangential) and can treat 2-dimensional toroidal plasma configurations surrounded by a vacuum region and an ideal conducting wall. Benchmark calculations were carried out between the TWIST-R code and the published benchmark case with the MARS and PEST-3 codes.

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Authors: GALKIN S A, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow (RU);GREENE J M, General Atomics, San Diego (US);TURNBULL A D, General Atomics, San Diego (US);CHU M S, General Atomics, San Diego (US);MILLER R L, General Atomics, San Diego (US);PLETZER A, ITER JTC, San Diego (US)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: 1998 International Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference (1998), 1p.
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