Fusion Power Demonstration III
This is the third in the series of reports covering the Fusion Power Demonstration (FPD) design study. This volume considers the FPD-III configuration that incorporates an octopole end plug. As compared with the quadrupole end-plugged designs of FPD-I and FPD-II, this octopole configuration reduces the number of end cell magnets and shortens the minimum ignition length of the central cell. The end-cell plasma length is also reduced, which in turn reduces the size and cost of the end cell magnets and shielding. As a contiuation in the series of documents covering the FPD, this report does not stand alone as a design description of FPD-III. Design details of FPD-III subsystems that do not differ significantly from those of the FPD-II configuration are not duplicated in this report.
- Publication Date:
- OSTI Identifier:
- Report Number(s):
- DOE Contract Number:
- W-7405-ENG-48; AC05-84OR21400
- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- Colorado School of Mines, Golden (USA). Research Inst.
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; MAGNETIC MIRROR TYPE REACTORS; DESIGN; TANDEM MIRRORS; COST; MAGNET COILS; OCTUPOLAR CONFIGURATIONS; PLUGGING; SIZE; THERMONUCLEAR POWER PLANTS; CLOSED CONFIGURATIONS; ELECTRIC COILS; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; MAGNETIC FIELD CONFIGURATIONS; MAGNETIC MIRRORS; MULTIPOLAR CONFIGURATIONS; OPEN PLASMA DEVICES; POWER PLANTS; THERMONUCLEAR DEVICES; THERMONUCLEAR REACTORS 700200* -- Fusion Energy-- Fusion Power Plant Technology
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