140 GHz, 1 MW CW Gyrotron Development for Fusion Applications—Progress and Recent Results
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A 10 MW, 140 GHz ECH system is currently under construction for the stellarator W7-X. The RF power will be provided by 10 gyrotrons. A European collaboration has been established to develop and build 9 (out of 10) tubes each with an output power of 1 MW for continuous wave (CW) operation. This contribution reports on recent results with the series gyrotrons.
KeywordsGyrotron Electron cyclotron heating
This work, supported by the European Communities under the contract of Association between EURATOM and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, was carried out within the framework of the European Fusion Development Agreement. The views and opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the European Commission.
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