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Simulating Plasma Turbulence in Tokamaks

  title={Simulating Plasma Turbulence in Tokamaks},
  author={Jeremy Kepner and Scott E. Parker and Viktor K. Decyk},
  journal={arXiv: Plasma Physics},
A challenging and fundamental research problem is the better understanding and control of the turbulent transport of heat in present-day tokamak fusion experiments. Recent developments in numerical methods along with enormous gains in computing power have made large-scale simulations an important tool for improving our understanding of this phenomena. Simulating this highly non-linear behavior requires solving for the perturbations of the phase space distribution function in five dimensions. We… 

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