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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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
Issue numberC
StatePublished - Feb 2 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • General Materials Science
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering


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


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