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Title: CONTROLLED NUCLEAR FUSION REACTOR

Abstract

A plasma generating and heating device is described which comprises a ceramic torus with exterior layers of a thick metal membrane and a metallic coil. In operation, the coil generates a B/sub z/ field prior to the formation of an enclosing plasma sheath. Diffusion of the trapped magnetic field outward through the plasma sheath causes enhanced heating, particularly after the sheath has been pinched. (D.L.C.)

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4816162
Patent Number(s):
3016342
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-16-004942
NSA Number:
NSA-16-004942
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS; CERAMICS; COILS; CONFINEMENT; DIFFUSION; HEATING; LAYERS; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MAGNETIC MIRRORS; MEMBRANES; METALS; PINCH; PLANNING; PLASMA; THERMONUCLEAR DEVICES; THICKNESS; TORUS; TRAPS

Citation Formats

Tuck, J.L., Kruskal, M., Colgate, S.A., and Rosenbluth, M.N. CONTROLLED NUCLEAR FUSION REACTOR. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Tuck, J.L., Kruskal, M., Colgate, S.A., & Rosenbluth, M.N. CONTROLLED NUCLEAR FUSION REACTOR. United States.
Tuck, J.L., Kruskal, M., Colgate, S.A., and Rosenbluth, M.N. Mon . "CONTROLLED NUCLEAR FUSION REACTOR". United States.
@article{osti_4816162,
title = {CONTROLLED NUCLEAR FUSION REACTOR},
author = {Tuck, J.L. and Kruskal, M. and Colgate, S.A. and Rosenbluth, M.N.},
abstractNote = {A plasma generating and heating device is described which comprises a ceramic torus with exterior layers of a thick metal membrane and a metallic coil. In operation, the coil generates a B/sub z/ field prior to the formation of an enclosing plasma sheath. Diffusion of the trapped magnetic field outward through the plasma sheath causes enhanced heating, particularly after the sheath has been pinched. (D.L.C.)},
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place = {United States},
year = {1962},
month = {1}
}