Microtearing Modes in Low Collisionality NSTX Discharges
Other conference contribution, 2019

Recently, a new unified fluid/kinetic MTM model is developed and incorporated into the
Multi-Mode Model (MMM). The MTM model has been found to reproduce many of the linear gyrokinetic results predicted in NSTX discharges, such as the variation of real frequency and growth rates with poloidal wavenumber, beta, and electron temperature (T e ) and density gradients. A particularly important result is that the model recovers the non-monotonic dependence of linear MTM growth rate with collision frequency.


Tariq Rafiq

Lehigh University

S.M. Kaye

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

W Guttenfelder

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Johan Anderson

Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment

Jan Weiland

Chalmers, Physics

A. Y. Pankin

Lehigh University

The Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference
Princeton, USA,

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