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Diagnosis of St Plasmas in Nstx Challenges And Opportunities

  • D. Johnson
  • P. Efthimion
  • J. Foley
  • B. Jones
  • E. Mazzucato
  • H. Park
  • G. Taylor
  • F. Levinton
  • N. Luhmann

Abstract

During the past decade, considerable experimental and theoretical progress has been made in the development of the Spherical Torus (ST) configuration. A second generation of ‘proof of principal’ devices, including GLOBUS-M, MAST and NSTX, are now operating with plasma currents in the 1–2 MA range. The ST has already been the basis of a reactor study, and the concept has also been considered in the context of a volume neutron source.

Keywords

Neutral Beam Electron Cyclotron Emission Internal Transport Barrier Birefringent Filter Spherical Torus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Johnson
    • 1
  • P. Efthimion
    • 1
  • J. Foley
    • 1
  • B. Jones
    • 1
  • E. Mazzucato
    • 1
  • H. Park
    • 1
  • G. Taylor
    • 1
  • F. Levinton
    • 2
  • N. Luhmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Princeton Plasma Physics LabPrinceton
  2. 2.Nova PhotonicsPrinceton
  3. 3.University of CaliforniaDavisCalifornia

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