Effect of Magnetic Field Errors on Confinement in Bumpy Tori

J. C. Sprott
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
(Received 14 August 1972; final manuscript received 30 January 1973)


Numerical calculations of field line trajectories and drift orbits show that small field perturbations can destroy the single particle confinement in bumpy tori. Criteria are derived for tolerable field errors assuming neoclassical diffusion.

Ref: J. C. Sprott, Phys. Fluids 16, 1157-1159 (1973)

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