Strong Plasma Turbulence: Transport Phenomena
and the Group of Turbulent Dimensionalities
S. N. Gordienko
Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow oblast, 142432 Russia
Received February 13, 1997; in final form, September 18, 1997
AbstractIt is shown that strong plasma turbulence can be described in the same manner as the second-kind
phase transition: each parameter characterizing a strongly turbulent plasma can be defined to have a new (not
physical) dimensionality, so that the transport coefficients become power functions of the plasma parameters.
The problem of energy balance between the ion and electron components in such a plasma is considered. The
power and spectral content of the bremsstrahlung losses are determined. The results obtained are compared with
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