Magnetics transport aspects of EBTR reactors

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The magnetic model developed for the ELMO Bumpy Torus Reactor (EBTR) study is described. A multiple-loop current simulation of toroidal-field (TF) and aspect-ratio-enhancement (ARE) coils is used to calculate the vacuum magnetic field. The bounce-averaged vertical drift velocity, v/sub y/, and poloidal drift frequency, ..cap omega.., are determined from the field topology. Upon performing the appropriate averages of v/sub y/ and ..cap omega.., the point-plasma toroidal curvature, R/sub T/, and magnetic curvature, R/sub c/, are obtained for use in modeling EBT transport. In addition, the fraction, f/sub ..cap alpha../, of alpha particles completing their first orbit within the plasma is ... continued below

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Bathke, C.G. January 1, 1981.

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The magnetic model developed for the ELMO Bumpy Torus Reactor (EBTR) study is described. A multiple-loop current simulation of toroidal-field (TF) and aspect-ratio-enhancement (ARE) coils is used to calculate the vacuum magnetic field. The bounce-averaged vertical drift velocity, v/sub y/, and poloidal drift frequency, ..cap omega.., are determined from the field topology. Upon performing the appropriate averages of v/sub y/ and ..cap omega.., the point-plasma toroidal curvature, R/sub T/, and magnetic curvature, R/sub c/, are obtained for use in modeling EBT transport. In addition, the fraction, f/sub ..cap alpha../, of alpha particles completing their first orbit within the plasma is calculated.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • 9. symposium on engineering problems of fusion research, Chicago, IL, USA, 26 Oct 1981

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  • Other: DE82002321
  • Report No.: LA-UR-81-3147
  • Report No.: CONF-811040-59
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5790276
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1100513

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Bathke, C.G. Magnetics transport aspects of EBTR reactors, article, January 1, 1981; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1100513/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.