0-D study of the compression of low temperature spheromaks

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Compression of low temperature spheromak plasmas has been studied with the aid of a O-D two-fluid computer code. It is found that in a plasma which is radiation dominated, the electron temperature can be increased by up to a factor of seven for a compression of a factor of two, provided the temperature is above some critical value (approx.25eV) and the electron density particle confinement time product n/sub e/tau/sub p/ greater than or equal to 1 x 10/sup 9/s/cm/sup 3/. If the energy balance is dominated by particle confinement losses rather than radiation losses, the effect of compression is to ... continued below

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Meyerhofer, D.D.; Hulse, R.A. & Zweibel, E.G. September 1, 1985.

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Compression of low temperature spheromak plasmas has been studied with the aid of a O-D two-fluid computer code. It is found that in a plasma which is radiation dominated, the electron temperature can be increased by up to a factor of seven for a compression of a factor of two, provided the temperature is above some critical value (approx.25eV) and the electron density particle confinement time product n/sub e/tau/sub p/ greater than or equal to 1 x 10/sup 9/s/cm/sup 3/. If the energy balance is dominated by particle confinement losses rather than radiation losses, the effect of compression is to raise the temperature as T/sub e/ approx.C/sup 6/5/, for constant tau/sub p/.

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  • Other: DE85017685
  • Report No.: PPPL-2246
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03073
  • DOI: 10.2172/5200766 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5200766
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1053819

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Meyerhofer, D.D.; Hulse, R.A. & Zweibel, E.G. 0-D study of the compression of low temperature spheromaks, report, September 1, 1985; New Jersey. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1053819/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.