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Title: The inverse skin effect in the Z-pinch and plasma focus

Abstract

The inverse skin effect and its influence on the dynamics of high-current Z-pinch and plasma focus discharges in deuterium are analyzed. It is shown that the second compression responsible for the major fraction of the neutron yield can be interpreted as a result of the inverse skin effect resulting in the axial concentration of the longitudinal current density and the appearance of a reversed current in the outer layers of plasma pinches. Possible conditions leading to the enhancement of the inverse skin effect and accessible for experimental verification by modern diagnostics are formulated.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Russian Federal Nuclear Center—All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22614093
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Plasma Physics Reports; Journal Volume: 42; Journal Issue: 8; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; COMPRESSION; CONCENTRATION RATIO; CURRENT DENSITY; DEUTERIUM; LAYERS; LINEAR Z PINCH DEVICES; NEUTRONS; PLASMA FOCUS; SKIN EFFECT

Citation Formats

Usenko, P. L., E-mail: otd4@expd.vniief.ru, and Gaganov, V. V. The inverse skin effect in the Z-pinch and plasma focus. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1134/S1063780X16080109.
Usenko, P. L., E-mail: otd4@expd.vniief.ru, & Gaganov, V. V. The inverse skin effect in the Z-pinch and plasma focus. United States. doi:10.1134/S1063780X16080109.
Usenko, P. L., E-mail: otd4@expd.vniief.ru, and Gaganov, V. V. Mon . "The inverse skin effect in the Z-pinch and plasma focus". United States. doi:10.1134/S1063780X16080109.
@article{osti_22614093,
title = {The inverse skin effect in the Z-pinch and plasma focus},
author = {Usenko, P. L., E-mail: otd4@expd.vniief.ru and Gaganov, V. V.},
abstractNote = {The inverse skin effect and its influence on the dynamics of high-current Z-pinch and plasma focus discharges in deuterium are analyzed. It is shown that the second compression responsible for the major fraction of the neutron yield can be interpreted as a result of the inverse skin effect resulting in the axial concentration of the longitudinal current density and the appearance of a reversed current in the outer layers of plasma pinches. Possible conditions leading to the enhancement of the inverse skin effect and accessible for experimental verification by modern diagnostics are formulated.},
doi = {10.1134/S1063780X16080109},
journal = {Plasma Physics Reports},
number = 8,
volume = 42,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Aug 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Mon Aug 15 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}