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Title: Keeping fusion plasmas hot

Interactions between electromagnetic waves and the most energetic ions in a plasma can perturb the orbits of those ions enough to expel them from the confining magnetic field.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22483056
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 68; Journal Issue: 10; Other Information: (c) 2015 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; MAGNETIC FIELDS; ORBITS; PLASMA; TAIL IONS; THERMONUCLEAR REACTIONS