Collisional merging process of field-reversed configuration plasmas in the FAT-CM device

Collisional merging process of field-reversed configuration plasmas in the FAT-CM device

July 2018 | F. Tanaka (Nihon Univ.) | Plasma and Fusion Research | Paper

In order to investigate the collisional merging process of field-reversed configurations (FRCs), the FAT device has recently been upgraded to FAT-CM, consisting of two field-reversed theta-pinch (FRTP) formation sections and the confinement section.

Design of a Custom Insertable Probe Platform for Measurements of C-2W Inner Divertor Plasma Parameters

Design of a Custom Insertable Probe Platform for Measurements of C-2W Inner Divertor Plasma Parameters

August 2018 | A. DuBois | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

A custom motor controlled probe system has been designed to make spatially resolved measurements of temperature, density, flow, and plasma potential in the C-2W inner divertors.

Internal Magnetic Field Measurements of Translated and Merged Field-Reversed Configuration Plasmas in the FAT-CM Device

Internal Magnetic Field Measurements of Translated and Merged Field-Reversed Configuration Plasmas in the FAT-CM Device

August 2018 | H. Gota | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

Field-reversed configuration (FRC) Amplification via Translation–Collisional Merging (FAT-CM) experiments have recently commenced to study physics phenomena of colliding and merged FRC plasma states.

Calibration and applications of visible imaging cameras on the C-2U advanced beam-driven field-reversed configuration device

Calibration and applications of visible imaging cameras on the C-2U advanced beam-driven field-reversed configuration device

August 2018 | E. M. Granstedt | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

Two filtered, fast-imaging instruments, with radial and axial views, respectively, were used on the C-2U device to visualize line emission from impurities and hydrogenic neutrals.

Magnetic diagnostic suite of the C-2W field-reversed configuration experiment

Magnetic diagnostic suite of the C-2W field-reversed configuration experiment

July 2018 | T. Roche | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

A fundamental component of any magnetically confined fusion experiment is a firm understanding of the magnetic field. The increased complexity of the C-2W machine warrants an equally enhanced diagnostic capability.