National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) Center Stack Upgrade

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The purpose of the NSTX Center Stack Upgrade project is to expand the NSTX operational space and thereby the physics basis for next-step ST facilities. The plasma aspect ratio (ratio of plasma major to minor radius) of the upgrade is increased to 1.5 from the original value of 1.26, which increases the cross sectional area of the center stack by a factor of ~ 3 and makes possible higher levels of performance and pulse duration.

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Neumeyer, C; Chrzanowski, J; Dudek, L; Fan, H; Hatcher, R; Heitzenroeder, P et al. September 24, 2009.

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The purpose of the NSTX Center Stack Upgrade project is to expand the NSTX operational space and thereby the physics basis for next-step ST facilities. The plasma aspect ratio (ratio of plasma major to minor radius) of the upgrade is increased to 1.5 from the original value of 1.26, which increases the cross sectional area of the center stack by a factor of ~ 3 and makes possible higher levels of performance and pulse duration.

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  • 23rd Symposium on Fusion Engineering, San Diego, CA May 31-June 4, 2009

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  • Report No.: PPPL-4464
  • Grant Number: DE-ACO2-09CH11466
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 965282
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc927556

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Neumeyer, C; Chrzanowski, J; Dudek, L; Fan, H; Hatcher, R; Heitzenroeder, P et al. National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX) Center Stack Upgrade, article, September 24, 2009; Princeton, New Jersey. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc927556/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.