Reactor applications of two-component tokamak plasmas

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The physics of two-energy-component toroidal plasmas (TCT) is reviewed. Energy ''breakeven'' using the TCT mode (deuteron beams on a triton-target plasma) can be attained at much smaller ntau and temperature than in thermal plasma operation. This result reflects the fact that the fusion power density in a TCT can be much larger than in a thermal DT plasma of the same pressure. The large fusion power density (i.e., large neutron flux) of a TCT may find practical use in a number of applications. (auth)

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Tenney, F.H. October 1, 1975.

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The physics of two-energy-component toroidal plasmas (TCT) is reviewed. Energy ''breakeven'' using the TCT mode (deuteron beams on a triton-target plasma) can be attained at much smaller ntau and temperature than in thermal plasma operation. This result reflects the fact that the fusion power density in a TCT can be much larger than in a thermal DT plasma of the same pressure. The large fusion power density (i.e., large neutron flux) of a TCT may find practical use in a number of applications. (auth)

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Pages: 20

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  • Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-76

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  • Report No.: MATT--1161
  • Grant Number: E(11-1)-3073
  • DOI: 10.2172/4145711 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4145711
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc868282

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Tenney, F.H. Reactor applications of two-component tokamak plasmas, report, October 1, 1975; New Jersey. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc868282/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.