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The ß(p) value for the onset of the neoclassical (3, 2) tearing mode at ASDEX Upgrade is found to be proportional to the ion gyro-radius as proposed in the ion polarization model. This scaling law has been proven by varying the ion temperature, the magnetic field and the mass of the plasma ions.

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Authors: GUNTER S, Max-Planck-Institut fur Plasmaphysik (DE);GUDE A, Max-Planck-Institut fur Plasmaphysik (DE);MARASCHEK M, Max-Planck-Institut fur Plasmaphysik (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Nuclear Fusion, 38 (1998) 10, 1431-1434
Record Number: 199910409 / Last updated on: 1999-03-19
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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