Plasma pp 96-98 | Cite as

Stabilization by Frozen-in Magnetic Fields

  • D. A. Frank-Kamenetskii
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Abstract

If a magnetic field is frozen into the plasma the plasma can be stabilized, i.e., certain instabilities can be eliminated. However, stabilization requires that the magnetic field lines must not be closed inside the plasma, but must intersect solid metal conductors. In the case of a long pinch these conductors are the electrodes which carry the plasma current.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Frank-Kamenetskii
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  1. 1.Kurchatov Institute of Atomic EnergyAcademy of Sciences of the USSRMoscowRussia

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