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Title: Stabilizing windings for tilting and shifting modes

Abstract

This invention relates to passive conducting loops for stabilizing a plasma ring against unstable tilting and/or shifting modes. To this end, for example, plasma ring in a spheromak is stabilized by a set of four figure-8 shaped loops having one pair on one side of the plasma and one pair on the other side with each pair comprising two loops whose axes are transverse to each other.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Princeton, NJ
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. (PPPL), Princeton, NJ (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865185
Patent Number(s):
4476085
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05H - PLASMA TECHNIQUE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03073
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
stabilizing; windings; tilting; shifting; modes; relates; passive; conducting; loops; plasma; unstable; example; spheromak; stabilized; set; figure-8; shaped; pair; comprising; axes; transverse; shifting modes; /376/

Citation Formats

Jardin, Stephen C, and Christensen, Uffe R. Stabilizing windings for tilting and shifting modes. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Jardin, Stephen C, & Christensen, Uffe R. Stabilizing windings for tilting and shifting modes. United States.
Jardin, Stephen C, and Christensen, Uffe R. Sun . "Stabilizing windings for tilting and shifting modes". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865185.
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title = {Stabilizing windings for tilting and shifting modes},
author = {Jardin, Stephen C and Christensen, Uffe R},
abstractNote = {This invention relates to passive conducting loops for stabilizing a plasma ring against unstable tilting and/or shifting modes. To this end, for example, plasma ring in a spheromak is stabilized by a set of four figure-8 shaped loops having one pair on one side of the plasma and one pair on the other side with each pair comprising two loops whose axes are transverse to each other.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
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