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Abstract

A one-dimensional cylindrical model including Hall current effects is used to optimize the antenna system for Alfven wave heating in the TCA tokamak. The power absorbed in the plasma is computed as a function of the shape of the antenna, its orientation with respect to the poloidal magnetic field, its radial position as well as its fundamental toroidal wave number.The study reveals several ways of improving the performance of the modular antenna system used in TCA.

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Authors: HOFMANN F, CENTRE DE RECHERCHES EN PHYSIQUE DES PLASMAS, ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND);APPERT K, CENTRE DE RECHERCHES EN PHYSIQUE DES PLASMAS, ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND);VILLARD L CENTRE DE RECHERCHES EN PHYSIQUE DES PLASMAS, ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND), CENTRE DE RECHERCHES EN PHYSIQUE DES PLASMAS, ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND)
Bibliographic Reference: WRITE TO CENTRE DE RECHERCHES EN PHYSIQUE DES PLASMAS, ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE, 21, AVENUE DES BAINS, 1007 LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND), MENTIONING REPORT LRP 236/84, 1984
Record Number: 1989123047900 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en
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