Confinement of passing and trapped runaway electrons in the simulation of an ITER current quench

  title={Confinement of passing and trapped runaway electrons in the simulation of an ITER current quench},
  author={Konsta S{\"a}rkim{\"a}ki and Javier Artola and Matthias Hoelzl and the JOREK Team},
  journal={Nuclear Fusion},
Runaway electrons (REs) present a high-priority R&D issue for ITER but little is known about the extent to which RE generation is affected by the stochastic field intrinsic to disrupting plasmas. RE generation can be modelled with reduced kinetic models and there has been recent progress in involving losses due to field stochasticity, either via a loss-time parameter or radial transport coefficients which can be estimated by tracing test electrons in 3D fields. We evaluate these terms in ITER… 
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