Experimental results from detached plasmas in TFTR

J. D. Strachan, F. P. Boody, C. E. Bush, S. A. Cohen, B. Grek, L. Grisham, F. C. Jobes, D. W. Johnson, D. K. Mansfield, S. S. Medley, W. Morris, H. K. Park, J. F. Schivell, G. Taylor, K. L. Wong, S. Yoshikawa, M. C. Zarnstorff, S. J. Zweben

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Abstract

Detached plasmas are formed in TFTR which have the principal property that the boundary to the high temperature plasma core is defined by a radiating layer. This paper documents the properties of TFTR ohmic detached plasmas with a range of plasma densities at two different plasma currents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-190
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Nuclear Materials
Volume145-147
Issue numberC
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

Keywords

  • TFTR
  • boundary layer
  • energy confinement time
  • radiating edge

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    Strachan, J. D., Boody, F. P., Bush, C. E., Cohen, S. A., Grek, B., Grisham, L., Jobes, F. C., Johnson, D. W., Mansfield, D. K., Medley, S. S., Morris, W., Park, H. K., Schivell, J. F., Taylor, G., Wong, K. L., Yoshikawa, S., Zarnstorff, M. C., & Zweben, S. J. (1987). Experimental results from detached plasmas in TFTR. Journal of Nuclear Materials, 145-147(C), 186-190. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-3115(87)90324-2