On the Turbulent Behavior of a Magnetically Confined Plasma near the X-Point

@article{Montani2022OnTT,
  title={On the Turbulent Behavior of a Magnetically Confined Plasma near the X-Point},
  author={Giovanni Montani and Nakia Carlevaro and Brunello Tirozzi},
  journal={Fluids},
  year={2022}
}
We construct a model for the turbulence near the X-point of a Tokamak device and, under suitable assumptions, we arrive to a closed equation for the electric field potential fluctuations. The analytical and numerical analysis is focused on a reduced two-dimensional formulation of the dynamics, which allows a direct mapping to the incompressible Navier-Stokes equation. The main merit of this study is to outline how the turbulence near the X-point, in correspondence to typical operation… 

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