October 2017 | T. Edo | APS-DPP | Poster
A magnetized coaxial plasma gun (MCPG) is a device used to generate a compact toroid (CT), which has a spheromak-like configuration.
October 2017 | Roger J Smith | APS-DPP | Poster
Tri Alpha Energy’s C-2W device is operational and represents another major step in a progression of advanced beam-driven Field-Reversed Configuration (FRC) confinement devices that have prolonged the lifetime, increased stability and added significant neutral beam injection power to heat and sustain an FRC plasma.
October 2017 | M. C. Thompson | APS-DPP | Poster
Tri Alpha Energy (TAE) studies the evolution of advanced beam-driven field-reversed configuration (FRC) plasmas sustained by neutral-beam injection.
October 2017 | Marcel Nations | APS-DPP | Poster
In magnetically confined fusion plasmas, the effective ionic charge (????) is a measure of the plasma contamination from impurities
October 2017 | L. Schmitz | APS-DPP | Poster
Ion-scale modes have been shown to be stable in the C-2/C-2FRC core, in agreement with initial gyrokinetic simulation results, with a characteristic inverted toroidal wavenumber spectrum confirmed via Doppler Backscattering (DBS) measurements.
October 2017 | J.A. Romero | APS-DPP | Poster
FRC physics understanding benefits from advanced scientific analysis tools such as Bayesian analysis, which allow comparison of various physics models according to their data evidence.