Assessment of eddy current effects on compression experiments in the TFTR tokamak

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The eddy current induced on the TFTR vacuum vessel during compression experiments is estimated based on a cylindrical model. It produces an error magnetic field that generates magnetic islands at the rational magnetic surfaces. The widths of these islands are calculated and found to have some effect on electron energy confinement. However, resistive MHD simulation results indicate that the island formation process can be slowed down by plasma rotation.

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Wong, K.L. & Park, W. May 1, 1986.

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The eddy current induced on the TFTR vacuum vessel during compression experiments is estimated based on a cylindrical model. It produces an error magnetic field that generates magnetic islands at the rational magnetic surfaces. The widths of these islands are calculated and found to have some effect on electron energy confinement. However, resistive MHD simulation results indicate that the island formation process can be slowed down by plasma rotation.

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  • Other: DE86011172
  • Report No.: PPPL-2333
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03073
  • DOI: 10.2172/5851324 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1097339

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Wong, K.L. & Park, W. Assessment of eddy current effects on compression experiments in the TFTR tokamak, report, May 1, 1986; New Jersey. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1097339/: accessed March 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.