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Compute linear mode conversion of RF waves in plasmas using ray tracing and ray splitting methods.
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README.md

raycon

Compute linear mode conversion of RF waves in plasmas using ray tracing and ray splitting methods.

Introduction

For details about the ray splitting algorithm for computing linear mode conversion of RF waves, see:

  • E. R. Tracy, A. N. Kaufman, and A. Jaun. A ray-based algorithm for multi-dimensional linear conversion. Physics Letters A, 290(5-6):309–316, 2001.
  • A. Jaun, E. R. Tracy, and A. N. Kaufman. Eikonal waves, caustics and mode conversion in tokamak plasmas. Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, 49(1):43–67, 2007.
  • E. R. Tracy, A. N. Kaufman, and A. Jaun. Local fields for asymptotic matching in multidimensional mode conversion. Physics of Plasmas, 14(8):082102, 2007.

To get started using this code, open and run main.m.

License

You may use and modify this code with the same terms that are generally accepted in the GNU license; if relevant, it would of course be nice if you tell us about potential bugs that you find and if you properly cite the literature that has been produced by the group to document the team work that resulted in this development.

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