Interaction of Fast Ions with Global Plasma Modes in the C-2 Field Reversed Configuration Experiment

Interaction of Fast Ions with Global Plasma Modes in the C-2 Field Reversed Configuration Experiment

November 2012 | A. Smirnov | APS-DPP | Poster

A high-confinement operating regime [1] with plasma lifetimes significantly exceeding past empirical scaling laws was recently obtained by combining plasma gun edge biasing and tangential Neutral Beam Injection (NBI) in the C-2 field-reversed configuration (FRC) experiment [2, 3].

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Spectroscopic Measurements of Ion Temperature and Plasma Rotation in C-2 FRC plasmas

Simulations And Observations Of Radiation In the Electron Cyclotron Frequency Range On the C-2 Device

November 2012 | E. Trask | APS-DPP | Poster

Several different antennas have recently been fielded on the TAE Technologies C-2 [1] experimental system to measure radiation emission in the range of 1-60 GHz, where the fundamental electron cyclotron frequency is approximately 2.5 GHz at the edge of the field-reversed configuration (FRC).

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NIMROD Simulations of FRC Formation, Translation, Merging and Stability

NIMROD Simulations of FRC Formation, Translation, Merging and Stability

November 2011 | A. Necas | APS-DPP | Poster

We report on progress made in using the NIMROD [2] code to simulate formation, translation and merging of FRCs in the C-2 experiment [1]. This sequence is simulated in 2D and 3D, with and without inclusion of the Hall term.

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