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Parallel transport of long mean-free-path plasma along open magnetic field lines: Parallel heat flux
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10.1063/1.4725494
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FIG. 1.

Simulation setup: A symmetric flux expander is generated by current wires with The simulation domain has in the horizontal direction and in the vertical direction. The plasma is uniform in the z direction (out of plane) and symmetric about x = 0.

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FIG. 2.

The effective potential due to both mirror force and ambipolar electric field.

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FIG. 3.

The electron and ion distribution [] contour from the VPIC kinetic simulation. The left panel is at , and the right panel is at .

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FIG. 4.

Top: The ion temperature profile from simulation and analytical result; Bottom: the ion parallel heat flux from the simulation and analytical result.

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FIG. 5.

Top: The ion density from analytical and simulation results agree, and the passing electron density is much smaller; Bottom: the ion (electron) parallel flow speed (normalized to ) increases towards the wall. Here, the sound speed is defined as .

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FIG. 6.

The electron integration boundaries.

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FIG. 7.

Top: The electron temperature (solid line) from simulation, and the passing electron temperature (dashed line with □) from analytical result; Bottom: the electron parallel heat flux from kinetic simulation (solid line) and analytical (dashed line with □) result, and the passing electron parallel heat flux (dashed line with ×) from analytical result.

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Scitation: Parallel transport of long mean-free-path plasma along open magnetic field lines: Parallel heat flux
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/pop/19/6/10.1063/1.4725494
10.1063/1.4725494
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