CURRENT RAMP-UP AND PLASMA FORMATION IN THE PLT TOKAMAK BY LOWER HYBRID WAVES.

T. K. Chu, R. Bell, S. Bernabei, A. Cavallo, Samuel A. Cohen, B. Denne, P. Efthimion, E. Hinnov, W. Hooke, J. Hosea, F. Jobes, E. Mazzucato, R. McWilliams, R. Motley, J. Stevens

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Abstract

Lower hybrid waves are used to (1) ramp up plasma current in a target plasma produced inductively from a primary transformer and (2) initiate and sustain a discharge by driving up the plasma current to about 100 kA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages571-582
Number of pages12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984

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    Chu, T. K., Bell, R., Bernabei, S., Cavallo, A., Cohen, S. A., Denne, B., Efthimion, P., Hinnov, E., Hooke, W., Hosea, J., Jobes, F., Mazzucato, E., McWilliams, R., Motley, R., & Stevens, J. (1984). CURRENT RAMP-UP AND PLASMA FORMATION IN THE PLT TOKAMAK BY LOWER HYBRID WAVES.. 571-582.