Drift Orbits in Equilibrium Plasmas

  • Sadrilla AbdullaevEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 78)


In this chapter we study the guiding center orbits in equilibrium plasmas using the Hamiltonian equations for the guiding-center motion given in the previous chapter. Particularly, we define drift surfaces, and study their structures for passing and trapped particles, estimate their widths.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Energy and Climate ResearchForschungszentrum JülichJülichGermany

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