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Zeitschrift für Physik

, Volume 263, Issue 1, pp 15–24 | Cite as

Directional transport equations for plasmas

  • P. K. C. Wang
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Abstract

The equations governing the directional transport of plasmas are derived from the Boltzmann's equation by averaging over a given subset of the velocity space. Their application to plasma confinement by means of external time-dependent electromagnetic fields is discussed.

Keywords

Elementary Particle Electromagnetic Field Transport Equation Velocity Space Directional Transport 
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    Montgomery, D. C., Tidman, D. A.: Plasma kinetic theory. New York: McGraw Hill 1964Google Scholar
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    Wang, P. K. C.: In: Feedback and dynamic control of plasmas. Edited by T. K. Chu and H. W. Hendel. New York: American Inst. Phys. 1970Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. K. C. Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Engineering and Applied ScienceUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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