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Title: TG wave autoresonant control of plasma temperature

The thermal correction term in the Trivelpiece-Gould (TG) wave’s frequency has been used to accurately control the temperature of electron plasma, by applying a swept-frequency continuous drive autoresonantly locked in balance with the cyclotron cooling. The electron temperature can be either “pegged” at a desired value (by constant drive frequency); or varied cyclically (following the tailored frequency course), with rates limited by the cooling time (on the way down) and by chosen drive amplitude (on the way up)
Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0354 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22490687
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1668; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 11. international workshop on non-neutral plasmas, Takamatsu (Japan), 1-4 Dec 2014; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; AMPLITUDES; CONTROL; COOLING TIME; CORRECTIONS; ELECTRON TEMPERATURE; ELECTRONS; ION TEMPERATURE; PLASMA; PLASMA DIAGNOSTICS; PLASMA WAVES