October 2014 | H.U. Rahman | IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science | Paper
A standard magnetohydrodynamic code, MACH2 , is modified in 1-D to account for two-fluid behavior, to include the effects of a finite-electric field during the formation of a driven, field-reversed configuration (FRC).
September 2014 | M. Tuszewski | PPPL Colloquium | Presentation
Hybrid FRCs successfully produced in C-2 device. HPF breakthrough. Improved FRC stability and confinement. FRC sustainment techniques developed.
September 2014 | A. Ivanov | Proceedings of NIBS | Paper
The negative-ion based injector of a hydrogen neutral beam with the energy of 500- 1000 keV is being developed in the Budker Institute.
August 2014 | L. Steinhauer | Physics of Plasmas | Paper
An interpretive method is developed for extracting details of the fully two-dimensional (2D) “internal” structure of field-reversed configurations (FRC) from common diagnostics.
August 2014 | H. Gota | 2014 Open Systems | Presentation
High-temperature, stable, long-lived FRC state called, High Performance FRC (HPF), has been produced in the C-2 device with plasma-guns and NB injections.