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Title: Confinement and heating of a deuterium-tritium plasma

Abstract

The Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) has performed initial high-power experiments with the plasma fueled by deuterium and tritium to nominally equal densities. Compared to pure deuterium plasmas, the energy stored in the electron and ions increased by ~20%. These increases indicate improvements in confinement associated with the use of tritium and possibly heating of electrons by α-particles.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. (PPPL), Princeton, NJ (United States)
  2. Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. (PPPL), Princeton, NJ (United States). et al.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Plasma Physics Lab.
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10135713
Report Number(s):
PPPL-2977
ON: DE94008836; TRN: 94:006579
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03073
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Mar 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; TFTR TOKAMAK; BEAM INJECTION HEATING; PLASMA CONFINEMENT; ALPHA PARTICLES; ELECTRON TEMPERATURE; 700350; 700330; PLASMA PRODUCTION, HEATING, CURRENT DRIVE, AND INTERACTIONS; PLASMA KINETICS, TRANSPORT, AND IMPURITIES

Citation Formats

Hawryluk, R. J., Adler, H., Alling, P., and Synakowski, E.. Confinement and heating of a deuterium-tritium plasma. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/10135713.
Hawryluk, R. J., Adler, H., Alling, P., & Synakowski, E.. Confinement and heating of a deuterium-tritium plasma. United States. doi:10.2172/10135713.
Hawryluk, R. J., Adler, H., Alling, P., and Synakowski, E.. Tue . "Confinement and heating of a deuterium-tritium plasma". United States. doi:10.2172/10135713. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10135713.
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title = {Confinement and heating of a deuterium-tritium plasma},
author = {Hawryluk, R. J. and Adler, H. and Alling, P. and Synakowski, E.},
abstractNote = {The Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) has performed initial high-power experiments with the plasma fueled by deuterium and tritium to nominally equal densities. Compared to pure deuterium plasmas, the energy stored in the electron and ions increased by ~20%. These increases indicate improvements in confinement associated with the use of tritium and possibly heating of electrons by α-particles.},
doi = {10.2172/10135713},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {3}
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