April 2021 | E. M. Granstedt | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper
The C-2W device (“Norman”) [Gota et al., Nucl. Fusion 59, 112009 (2019)] has produced and sustained beam-driven field-reversed configuration (FRC) plasmas embedded in a magnetic mirror geometry using neutral beams and end-bias electrodes located in expander divertors.
April 2021 | M. Tobin | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper
The C-2W device (also known as “Norman”) at TAE Technologies has proven successful at generating stable, long-lived field-reversed configuration (FRC) plasmas with record temperatures.
March 2021 | T. Roche | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper
In TAE Technologies’ current experimental fusion device, C-2W, record breaking, advanced beam-driven FRC plasmas are produced and sustained in steady state utilizing variable-energy neutral beams, expander divertors, end-bias electrodes, and an active plasma control system.
November 2020 | B.S. Nicks | Nuclear Fusion | Paper
In the scrape-off-layer (SOL) of a field-reversed configuration, neutral beam injection can drive
modes in the vicinity of the ion-cyclotron frequency
November 2020 | L. Steinhauer | Physics of Plasmas | Paper
A reconstructor tool is developed for fast computation of fully two-dimensional equilibria of FRCs that are consistent with routine magnetic data from experiments.