Model Comparison in Plasma Energy Confinement Scaling

R. Preuss, V. Dose, W. Von Der Linden

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Abstract

Energy confinement data of large fusion experiments have been analyzed in terms of dimensionless form free scaling functions. Several possible physical scenarios lead to different models with a certain number of degrees of freedom. These are used to set up the confinement fonction as a linear combination of dimensionless power law terms. Then one has to solve the problem, given a particular plasma model which is the optimum number of terms in the expansion, and which model is most likely in the light of the data. Based upon data containing the energy content for a wide variety of variable settings, predictions for single variable scans are made and compared to actual experiments. A very good agreement is obtained.
Originalspracheenglisch
TitelMaximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods Garching, Germany 1998
Redakteure/-innenWolfgang von der Linden, Volker Dose, Rainer Fischer, Roland Preuss
Herausgeber (Verlag)Springer Netherlands
Seiten171-178
Seitenumfang8
ISBN (Print)978-94-010-5982-4 978-94-011-4710-1
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 1999

Publikationsreihe

NameFundamental Theories of Physics
Herausgeber (Verlag)Springer Netherlands

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