Advertisement

Analysis of the pinch characteristics in a miniaturized repetitive plasma focus device

  • Shervin GoudarziEmail author
  • Hojat Babaee
  • Abdolreza Esmaeli
Original Paper
  • 14 Downloads

Abstract

In this article, the experimental results of pinch characteristics in a miniaturized (20 J) repetitive Mather-type plasma focus device (SORENA-1) have been presented. Argon, neon and deuterium were used as working gases, and variations of pinch characteristics such as pinch time tp, negative spike height hp, pinch duration dt with working conditions (different gases, initial pressures and discharge voltages) were described and analyzed.

Keywords

Miniaturized plasma focus Pinch characteristics Current derivative 

PACS No.

52.59.Hq 52.58.Lq 

Notes

References

  1. [1]
    N V Filippov, T I Fillipova and V P Vinogradov Nucl. Fusion2 577 (1962)Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    J W Mather Phys. Fluids.8 366 (1965)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. [3]
    S Lee Am. J. Phys.56(1) 62 (1988)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. [4]
    A Bernard, P Cloth, H Conrads, A Coudeville, G Gourlan, A Jolas, C Maisonnier and J P Rager Nuclear Instruments and Methods145(1) 191 (1977)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. [5]
    M. Krishnan IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 40 3189 (2012)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. [6]
    V I Krauz Plas. Phys. Controlled Fusion48 B221 (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. [7]
    P Silva, J Moreno, L Soto, L Birstein, R Mayer and W Kies App. Phys. Lett.83 3269 (2003)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. [8]
    M Milanese, R Moroso and J Pouzo Eur. Phys. J. D.27 77 (2003)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. [9]
    L Soto, C Pavez, J Moreno, M Barbaglia and A Clausse Plasma Sources Sci. Technol.18 015007 (2009)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. [10]
    S Goudarzi, H Babaee, A Esmaeli and A Nasiri Plasma Phys. Rep.43 94 (2017)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. [11]
    R Kwiatkowski, C Krzysztof, E S Sadowska, M J Sadowski, D R Zaloga, M Paduch and E Zielinska Nukleonika60 297 (2015)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. [12]
    F Castillo, J J E Herrera, J Rangel, A Alfaro, M A Maza, V Sakaguchi, G Espinosa and J I Golzarri Brazil. J. Phys32(1) 3 (2002)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. [13]
    S M Hassan, T Zhang, A Patran, R S Rawat, S V Springham, T L Tan, D Wong, W Wang, S Lee, V A Gribkov, S R Mohanty and P Lee Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 15 614 (2006)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. [14]
    V I Krauz, K N Mitrofanov, V V Myalton, V P Vinogradov, Yu V Vinogradova, E V Grabovski, G G Zukakishvili, V S Koidan and A N Mokeev Plasma Phys. Rep. 36 937 (2010)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. [15]
    L Soto, P Silva, J Moreno, M Zambra, W Kies and R Mayer J. Phys. D.41 205215 (2008)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. [16]
    C Moreno, H Bruzzone, J Martínez and A Clausse IEEE Trans.Plas.Sci.28(5) 1735 (2000)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. [17]
    H Bruzzone, H Acuna, M Barbaglia and A Clausse Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion48 609 (2006)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. [18]
    P Silva, L Soto, W Kies and J Moreno Plasma Sources Sci. Technol.13 329 (2004)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. [19]
    F Veloso, C Pavaz, J Moreno, V Galaz, M Zambra, L Soto J. Fusion Energy 31 30 (2012)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shervin Goudarzi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hojat Babaee
    • 1
  • Abdolreza Esmaeli
    • 1
  1. 1.Plasma and Nuclear Fusion Research School, Nuclear Science and Technology Research InstituteAtomic Energy Organization of IranTehranIran

Personalised recommendations