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Modeling Particle Heating and Current Drive in Fusion Machines: Brief Overview of Adopted Techniques

D. Van Eester

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 57 / Number 2T / February 2010 / Pages 106-114

Kinetic Theory / Proceedings of the Ninth Carolus Magnus Summer School on Plasma and Fusion Energy Physics

A brief overview is given of the techniques adopted for modeling plasma heating and current drive as well as the associated particle diffusion. Weaknesses and strengths of each method are highlighted; references are provided for those seeking further information.

 
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