# Coherent transport structures in magnetized plasmas II: Numerical results

@article{Giannatale2017CoherentTS, title={Coherent transport structures in magnetized plasmas II: Numerical results}, author={Giovanni di Giannatale and Matteo Valerio Falessi and Daniela Grasso and Francesco Pegoraro and T. J. Schep}, journal={arXiv: Plasma Physics}, year={2017} }

In a pair of linked articles (called Article I and II respectively) we apply the concept of Lagrangian Coherent Structures borrowed from the study of Dynamical Systems to magnetic field configurations in order to separate regions where field lines have different kind of behavior. In the present article, article II, by means of a numerical procedure we investigate the Lagrangian Coherent Structures in the case of a two-dimensional magnetic configuration with two island chains that are generated…

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