Burn cycle requirements comparison of pulsed and steady-state tokamak reactors

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Burn cycle parameters and energy transfer system requirements were analyzed for an 8-m commercial tokamak reactor using four types of cycles: conventional, hybrid, internal transformer, and steady state. Not surprisingly, steady state is the best burn mode if it can be achieved. The hybrid cycle is a promising alternative to the conventional. In contrast, the internal transformer cycle does not appear attractive for the size tokamak in question.

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Brooks, J.N. & Ehst, D.A. December 1, 1983.

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Burn cycle parameters and energy transfer system requirements were analyzed for an 8-m commercial tokamak reactor using four types of cycles: conventional, hybrid, internal transformer, and steady state. Not surprisingly, steady state is the best burn mode if it can be achieved. The hybrid cycle is a promising alternative to the conventional. In contrast, the internal transformer cycle does not appear attractive for the size tokamak in question.

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  • 10. symposium on fusion engineering, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 5 Dec 1983

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  • Report No.: CONF-831203-92
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Brooks, J.N. & Ehst, D.A. Burn cycle requirements comparison of pulsed and steady-state tokamak reactors, article, December 1, 1983; Illinois. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1065237/: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.