Control of Hamiltonian chaos as a possible tool to control anomalous transport in fusion plasmas.

@article{Ciraolo2004ControlOH,
  title={Control of Hamiltonian chaos as a possible tool to control anomalous transport in fusion plasmas.},
  author={G. Ciraolo and F. Briolle and C. Chandre and {\'E}. Floriani and R. Lima and M. Vittot and M. Pettini and C. Figarella and P. Ghendrih},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2004},
  volume={69 5 Pt 2},
  pages={
          056213
        }
}
It is shown that a relevant control of Hamiltonian chaos is possible through suitable small perturbations whose form can be explicitly computed. In particular, it is possible to control (reduce) the chaotic diffusion in the phase space of a Hamiltonian system with 1.5 degrees of freedom which models the diffusion of charged test particles in a turbulent electric field across the confining magnetic field in controlled thermonuclear fusion devices. Though still far from practical applications… Expand

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