Particle trajectory calculations were conducted based on TS-4 magnetic probe data in the R-Z plane assuming axisymmetry. An acceleration mechanism for electrons trapped in a merging Spheromak during the formation of a FRC that is causally connected to the out of plane E φ field during reconnection is found. The energy profile resembles a stair step like motion as the electron is accelerated from the reconnection E field on multiple passes confined to constant magnetic field lines.
|ジャーナル||IEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2012|
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