Plasma confinement system and methods for use
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.
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- University of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization CHO
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- Patent File Date: 2014 Aug 18
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- University of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization, Seattle, WA (United States)
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- United States
- 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY
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