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Abstract

Future neutral beam injection experiments in the Tore Supra tokamak have two characteristics of major importance concerning fast ions confinement: a high toroidal field ripple and a quasi-perpendicular injection angle. A Fokker-Planck calculation of the fast ion losses occurring in such a configuration is presented. The sensitivity of these losses to various plasma parameters is tested and the most favourable heating scenarios determined.

Additional information

Authors: GRUA P, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);ROUBIN J P, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 16th European Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, Venezia (IT), March 13-17, 1989
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 34454 ORA
Record Number: 198910810 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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