Bootstrap current in TFTR

M. C. Zarnstorff, M. G. Bell, M. Bitter, Robert James Goldston, B. Grek, R. J. Hawryluk, K. Hill, D. Johnson, D. McCune, H. Park, A. Ramsey, G. Taylor, R. Wieland

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Abstract

Neutral-beam heated plasmas in TFTR show evidence of substantial non-Ohmically driven toroidal current, even for balanced beam momentum input. The observations are inconsistent with calculations including only Ohmic and beam-driven currents, and presently can only be matched by models including the neoclassical bootstrap current.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1306-1309
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume60
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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