Investigation of Ion Absorption of the High Harmonic Fast Wave in NSTX using HPRT Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Investigation of Ion Absorption of the High Harmonic Fast Wave in NSTX using HPRT

Creator

  • Author: Rosenberg, A.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Menard, J.E.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: and LeBlanc, B.P.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Research.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE Office of Energy Research (ER) (United States)

Publisher

  • Name: Princeton University. Plasma Physics Laboratory.
    Place of Publication: Princeton, New Jersey
    Additional Info: Princeton Plasma Physics Lab., NJ (United States)

Date

  • Creation: 2001-05-18

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Understanding high harmonic fast wave (HHFW) power absorption by ions in a spherical torus (ST) is of critical importance to assessing the wave's viability as a means of heating and especially driving current. In this work, the HPRT code is used to calculate absorption for helium and deuterium, with and without minority hydrogen in National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) plasmas using experimental EFIT code equilibria and kinetic profiles. HPRT is a two-dimensional ray-tracing code which uses the full hot plasma dielectric to compute the perpendicular wave number along the hot electron and cold ion plasma ray path. Ion and electron absorption dependence on antenna phasing, ion temperature, beta (subscript t), and minority temperature and concentration is analyzed. These results form the basis for comparisons with other codes, such as CURRAY, METS, TORIC, and AORSA.
  • Physical Description: 317 Kilobytes pages

Subject

  • Keyword: Heating
  • Keyword: Nstx Device
  • STI Subject Categories: 70 Plasma Physics And Fusion Technology
  • Keyword: Computerized Simulation
  • Keyword: Dielectric Materials
  • Keyword: Deuterium
  • Keyword: Hydrogen
  • Keyword: Absorption
  • Keyword: Electrons
  • Keyword: Ion Temperature
  • Keyword: Hot Plasma
  • Keyword: Helium

Source

  • Other Information: PBD: 18 May 2001

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: PPPL-3565
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03073
  • DOI: 10.2172/784551
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 784551
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc722203

Note

  • Display Note: INIS; OSTI as DE00784551