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Radially inward particle convection is shown to be a consequence of the conservation of canonical angular momentum in an axisymmetric geometry with a prescribed radial electric field distribution. Analytic expressions as well as quantitative estimates of the particle pinch profile are obtained.

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Authors: PURI S, Max-Planck-Institut f³r Plasmaphysik, EURATOM-Association, Garching bei M³nchen (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Plasma Physical Controlled Fusion, Vol. 41 (1999) L35-L38
Availability: Plasma Physical Controlled Fusion (Journal)
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