Research Overview Plasma Theory

Plasma Theory

Understanding plasma physics measurements frequently requires advancement in theoretical concepts and computational methods.


“Applications of the Miller equilibrium to extend tokamak computational models”, Phys. Plasmas, 15, 122505 (2008). W. M. Stacey


“Effect of a Poloidal Electric Field on Neoclassical Transport in Multispecies Tokamak Plasma”, Phys. Fluids B, 6, 1850-1868 (1993); K. Indireshkumar and W. M. Stacey.


“Lie Group Analysis for a Multispecies, Spatially Inhomogeneous, Mutually Interacting Gas Mixture”, Trans. Theory Stat. Phys. 21, 119 (1992). R. Morris and G. Bateman.


“An Extension of the Theory for Neutral Beam Driven Currents in Tokamaks”, Fusion Techn., 19, 503 (1991); W. M. Stacey and J. Mandrekas.


“Saturated tearning modes in toroidal geometry”, Phys. Fluids 29, 753 (1986). G. Bateman and R. N. Norris.


“High-n ballooning modes in highly elongated plasmas”, Nucl. Fusion 21, 55 (1981). G. Bateman.

“Neutral beam effects on tokamak ballooning stability”, Plasma Phys. 23, 105 (1981). W. A. Cooper, G. Bateman


“Perturbed magnetic field phase slip for tokamaks”, Nucl. Fusion 20, 17 (1980). G. Vahala, G. Bateman

“Bean-induced tensor pressure tokamak equilibria”, Nucl. Fusion 20, 985 (1980). W. A. Cooper, G. Bateman.


“Inductive effects in flux conserving tokamaks”, Phys. Fluids 22, 354 (1979). G. Bateman

“Stability of tokamaks with elongated cross sections”, Phys. Fluids 22, 1517 (1979). A. An and G. Bateman