Achievement of Field-Reversed Configuration Plasma Sustainment via 10 MW Neutral-Beam Injection on the C-2U Device

Achievement of Field-Reversed Configuration Plasma Sustainment via 10 MW Neutral-Beam Injection on the C-2U Device

October 2016 | Hiroshi Gota | IAEA-FEC | Poster

The world’s largest compact-toroid device, C-2, has been upgraded to C-2U at TAE Technologies to achieve sustainment of field-reversed configuration (FRC) plasmas by neutral-beam (NB) injection (NBI) and edge biasing, and the C-2U experiment is characterized by the following key system upgrades.

Jet Outflow Measurements on the C-2U Beam Driven Field-Reversed Configuration Experiment

Jet Outflow Measurements on the C-2U Beam Driven Field-Reversed Configuration Experiment

August 2016 | Daniel Sheftman | HTPD | Poster

Knowledge and control of the axial outflow of plasma particles and energy along open field lines are of crucial importance to the stability and longevity of advanced beam-driven FRC plasma.