Conceptual design studies of the Modular Stellarator Reactor (MSR)

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A preliminary conceptual study has been made of the Modular Stellarator Reactor (MSR) as a steady-state, ignited, DT-fueled, magnetic fusion reactor. The MSR concept combines the physics of classic stellarator confinment with an innovative, modular-coil design. Parametric tradeoff calculations are described, leading to the selection of an interim design point for a 4.8-GWt plant based on Alcator transport scaling and an average beta value of 0.04 in an l = 2 system with a plasma aspect ratio of 11.

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Miller, R.J. & Krakowski, R.A. October 1, 1981.

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A preliminary conceptual study has been made of the Modular Stellarator Reactor (MSR) as a steady-state, ignited, DT-fueled, magnetic fusion reactor. The MSR concept combines the physics of classic stellarator confinment with an innovative, modular-coil design. Parametric tradeoff calculations are described, leading to the selection of an interim design point for a 4.8-GWt plant based on Alcator transport scaling and an average beta value of 0.04 in an l = 2 system with a plasma aspect ratio of 11.

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

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  • Other: DE82002386
  • Report No.: LA-UR-81-3146
  • Report No.: CONF-811040-39
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6131318
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1112756

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Miller, R.J. & Krakowski, R.A. Conceptual design studies of the Modular Stellarator Reactor (MSR), article, October 1, 1981; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1112756/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.