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A HELIUM-COOLED BLANKET DESIGN
OF THE LOW ASPECT RATIO REACTOR
C.P.C. Wong, et al.
Key Physics and Engineering Parameters of two LAR FW/B Designs
Plasma aspect ratio, A
Plasma vertical elongation,
Minor plasma radius, a, (m)
Major toroidal radius, Ro, (m)
Plasma volume, (m3)
First wall/blanket geometry:
First-wall surface area (m2)
Number of blanket module
Module width at midplane (m)
Module poloidal length (m)
Module outboard radial depth (fn)
Toroidal beta (%) volume averaged
Poloidal beta (%) volume averaged
On-axis toroidal field (T)
Plasma current (MA)
Plasma ion temperature (keV) peak
Plasma electron density, ne, (1020/m3)
Plasma ion density (1020/m3) peak
Energy confinement time (tE,s)*
Kr concentration, fraction of ne
Effective plasma charge (Zeff)
Average plasma power density (MW/m3)
Fusion power (MW)
Toroidal field coil summary:
Number of TF coils
Mass of TF coil set (tonne)
TF-coil current per coil (MA)
TF central column avg. current density (MA/m2)
TF coil resistive power consumption, [MW(e)]
Fusion power (MW)
Total useful thermal power (MW)
Average first wall heat flux (MW/m2)
Max. divertor heat flux (MW/m2)
CD/heater (FWCDt) power, (MW)
Gross electrical output power [MW(e)]
Thermal conversion efficiency, CCGT (%)
Net electrical output power FMW(e)]
*tE defined as plasma energy divided by heating
tFast wave Current Drive
ng power (P + Pfwcd).
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Wong, C.P.; Baxi, C.B.; Reis, E.E.; Cerbone, R. & Cheng, E.T. A helium-cooled blanket design of the low aspect ratio reactor, article, March 1, 1998; San Diego, California. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc705764/m1/7/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.