Shear fields

shear fields

(Science: radiobiology) As used in plasma physics, this refers to magnetic fields having a rotational transform (or, alternatively, safety factor) that changes with radius (for example, in the stellarator concept, magnetic fields that increase in pitch with distance from the magnetic axis.)


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