Axial power loss along open field lines [electronic resource].
- Livermore, Calif : Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 1987.
Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
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- Pages: 12 : digital, PDF file
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- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
- Studies are underway to evaluate the linear mirror geometry as a candidate for a high-fluence, neutron irradiation facility. This steady-state, low-Q design is currently perceived to comprise a two-component plasma driven by neutral beams with mirror confinement of the hot ions and with no electrostatic axial reduction in the warm ion end losses. Warm-ion fueling and end-wall power density will require substantial cold plasma exterior to the mirror cell and neutral gas near the end wall. In this paper, we evaluate to what extent the loss power parallel to the axial magnetic field along open field lines is a function of the escaping plasma and end-wall parameters. By allowing the source power to depend directly on the plasma density and electron temperature, several new conclusions may be pertinent to closed field-line geometries with open field-line divertors.
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Course and workshop on physics of mirrors, reversed field pinches and compact tori, Varenna, Italy, 1 Sep 1987.
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