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This document contains the slides to a presentation, held at the 41st Culham Plasma Physics Summer School. It covers the following topics:
1. Introduction
(a) The wave problem
(b) The kinetic problem
(c) General picture
2. Hamiltonian approach: unperturbed orbits
(a) Hamiltonian mechanics fundamentals
(b) Periodic motion
(c) Action-angle variables
(d) 3-D generalization
3. Hamiltonian approach: plasma-wave interaction
(a) Hamiltonian perturbation theory
(b) Single resonant mode: the island structure
(c) Multiple modes: stochasticity
(d) Quasilinear theory
4. Application: ICRF in a tokamak
5. Conclusions

Additional information

Authors: DUMONT R, Departement de Recherches sur la Fusion Controlee, Association Euratom-CEA sur la Fusion, CEA Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: An oral paper given at: 41st Culham Plasma Physics Summer School Organised by: EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association Held at: Culham Science Centre (GB)
Availability: Available from Association EURATOM-CEA, Departement de Recherches sur la Fusion Controlee, CEA Cadarache, F-13108 St Paul-Lez-Durance, France Tel: (+33) 4 42 25 70 01; Fax: (+33) 4 42 25 64 21 E-mail:
Record Number: 200417668 / Last updated on: 2004-07-30
Original language: en
Available languages: en