Radial Electric Field in Tokamak Plasmas as a Physical Consequence of Ehrenfest’s Paradox


A simplified form and some possible theoretical resolutions of the so-called Ehrenfest’s Paradox are described. A relation between physical consequences of this relativistic paradox and charge density ρ of tokamak plasma is shown. Plasma experiments which could resolve the Ehrenfest’s Paradox are presented.

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R. Alexander, "Radial Electric Field in Tokamak Plasmas as a Physical Consequence of Ehrenfest’s Paradox," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 3 No. 10A, 2012, pp. 1639-1646. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2012.330201.

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