A Magnetic Diagnostic Code for 3D Fusion Equilibria

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A synthetic magnetic diagnostics code for fusion equilibria is presented. This code calculates the response of various magnetic diagnostics to the equilibria produced by the VMEC and PIES codes. This allows for treatment of equilibria with both good nested flux surfaces and those with stochastic regions. DIAGNO v2.0 builds upon previous codes through the implementation of a virtual casing principle. The code is validated against a vacuum shot on the Large Helical Device (LHD) where the vertical field was ramped. As an exercise of the code, the diagnostic response for various equilibria are calculated on the LHD.

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Lazerson, Samuel A.; Sakakibara, S. & Suzuki, Y. March 12, 2013.

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A synthetic magnetic diagnostics code for fusion equilibria is presented. This code calculates the response of various magnetic diagnostics to the equilibria produced by the VMEC and PIES codes. This allows for treatment of equilibria with both good nested flux surfaces and those with stochastic regions. DIAGNO v2.0 builds upon previous codes through the implementation of a virtual casing principle. The code is validated against a vacuum shot on the Large Helical Device (LHD) where the vertical field was ramped. As an exercise of the code, the diagnostic response for various equilibria are calculated on the LHD.

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  • Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion (November 2012)

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  • Report No.: PPPL-4859
  • Grant Number: DE-ACO2-09CH11466
  • DOI: 10.2172/1072365 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc834211

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Lazerson, Samuel A.; Sakakibara, S. & Suzuki, Y. A Magnetic Diagnostic Code for 3D Fusion Equilibria, report, March 12, 2013; Princeton, New Jersey. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc834211/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.