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Poisson brackets for guiding-centre and gyrocentre theories

  • DARÍO CORREA-RESTREPO (a1) and DIETER PFIRSCH (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022377804002910
  • Published online: 13 January 2005
Abstract

Poisson brackets in the phase space of averaging Kruskal coordinates are obtained in a clear and straightforward way. The derivation makes use of the equations of motion of guiding centres and gyrocentres derived from a gyroangle-independent Lagrangian, and from generally valid relations of Hamiltonian mechanics. The usual procedure of matrix inversion to obtain the Poisson tensor from the Lagrange tensor is not required.

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Journal of Plasma Physics
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