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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Neutral Beam Dump Utilizing Cathodic Arc Titanium Evaporation

Neutral Beam Dump Utilizing Cathodic Arc Titanium Evaporation

June 2010 | A. Smirnov | Open Systems | Presentation

Unlike tokamaks, where the neutral beam shine through is rarely an issue, open magnetic systems with neutral beam injection oftentimes suffer from incomplete beam capture, which necessitates the handling of the shine through power load and beam particle recycling.

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