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The sustainment of plasma discharges (current-drive) using helicity-injection and relaxation is discussed. It is shown that toroidal plasmas may be sustained by applying only poloidal voltage and current. Some of the configurations which can be maintained in this way are calculated.

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Authors: TAYLOR J B, Culham Laboratory, Abingdon (GB);TURNER M F, Culham Laboratory, Abingdon (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1989)
Availability: Available from the Librarian, UKAEA, Culham Laboratory, Abingdon, Oxon. OX14 3DB (GB)
Record Number: 198910484 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en