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Title: Plasma confinement system and methods for use

Abstract

A plasma confinement system is provided that includes a confinement chamber that includes one or more enclosures of respective helicity injectors. The one or more enclosures are coupled to ports at an outer radius of the confinement chamber. The system further includes one or more conductive coils aligned substantially parallel to the one or more enclosures and a further set of one or more conductive coils respectively surrounding portions of the one or more enclosures. Currents may be provided to the sets of conductive coils to energize a gas within the confinement chamber into a plasma. Further, a heat-exchange system is provided that includes an inner wall, an intermediate wall, an outer wall, and pipe sections configured to carry coolant through cavities formed by the walls.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
University of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization, Seattle, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1379178
Patent Number(s):
9,754,686
Application Number:
14/461,821
Assignee:
University of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-96ER54361
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Aug 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Jarboe, Thomas R., and Sutherland, Derek. Plasma confinement system and methods for use. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Jarboe, Thomas R., & Sutherland, Derek. Plasma confinement system and methods for use. United States.
Jarboe, Thomas R., and Sutherland, Derek. Tue . "Plasma confinement system and methods for use". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1379178.
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