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.
October 2017 | I. Allfrey | APS-DPP | Poster
C-2 and C-2U experiments  have used magnetized coaxial plasma guns (MCPG) to inject compact toroids (CTs) for refueling the long-lived advanced beam-driven field-reversed configuration (FRC) plasma .
October 2017 | H. Gota | APS-DPP | Poster
Tri Alpha Energy’s research has been devoted to producing a high temperature, stable, long-lived field-reversed configuration (FRC) plasma state by neutral-beam injection (NBI) and edge biasing/control.
October 2017 | Gabriel Player | APS-DPP | Poster
An attempt to experimentally determine electron heating due to neutral beam injection highlighted a diagnostic gap – lack of time resolution on single-shot Thomson measurements.
October 2017 | Erik Trask | APS-DPP | Poster
Circuit is decoupled from reversal, with improved pulsed power reliability
– Ionization percentage is ~100%, with flat radial distribution
– High power circuits are implemented on C-2W (Norman)
October 2017 | E. Granstedt | APS-DPP | Poster
Pre-ionization (PI) study Test stand constructed to improve RMF PI. Black anodized “light-blind” reduced reflections from flange.
October 2017 | D. Sheftman | APS-DPP | Poster
Accurate operation and high performance of the open field line plasma surrounding the Field Reversed Configuration (FRC) is crucial to achieving the goals of successful temperature ramp up and confinement improvement on C-2W.
October 2017 | Deepak K. Gupta | APS-DPP | Poster
Hanle effect may provide a non-perturbative diagnostic to measure the low magnetic field in an FRC plasma, including the position and shape of zero axial magnetic-field (null) location
October 2017 | Bihe Deng | APS-DPP | Poster
C-2W field-reversed configuration (FRC) experiments  are focused to resolve major physics issues facing the future of FRC devices.