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Title: Magnetic mirror fusion systems: Characteristics and distinctive features

A tutorial account is given of the main characteristics and distinctive features of conceptual magnetic fusion systems employing the magnetic mirror principle. These features are related to the potential advantages that mirror-based fusion systems may exhibit for the generation of economic fusion power.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6198694
Report Number(s):
UCRL-97215; CONF-870908-1
ON: DE87013798; TRN: 87-033183
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Course and workshop on physics of mirrors, reversed field pinches and compact tori, Varenna, Italy, 1 Sep 1987; Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; MAGNETIC MIRROR TYPE REACTORS; DESIGN; CONFINEMENT TIME; ELECTRON DENSITY; FIELD-REVERSED MIRROR REACTORS; LAWSON CRITERION; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; MINIMUM-B CONFIGURATIONS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; PLASMA CONFINEMENT; TMX DEVICES; CONFINEMENT; MAGNETIC FIELD CONFIGURATIONS; MAGNETIC MIRRORS; OPEN CONFIGURATIONS; OPEN PLASMA DEVICES; TANDEM MIRRORS; THERMONUCLEAR DEVICES; THERMONUCLEAR REACTORS 700200* -- Fusion Energy-- Fusion Power Plant Technology