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Abstract

The FTU (Frascati Tokamak Upgrade) aims to achieve high values of ntau and temperature. High densities and confinement times should be reached by the use of high magnetic fields (8T) and reduced size and a strong lower hybrid additional heating (8 MW at 8 GHz) will be applied to raise plasma temperature. The main features of the machine are: liquid nitrogen cooling, to reduce power and energy consumption, flexibility in plasma current and position control, all stainless steel vacuum chamber, liner and limiter structures. The machine is presently in an advanced construction stage. The new 250 MVA flywheel generator and few component parts are already in Frascati in the new buildings and the project team is pushing to keep the envisaged timing that should see the first operation of the machine at room temperature at the end of 1987.

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Authors: ANDREANI R, ENEA, CENTRO RICERCHE ENERGIA FRASCATI (ITALY);FTU PROJECT TEAM ENEA, CENTRO RICERCHE ENERGIA FRASCATI (ITALY), ENEA, CENTRO RICERCHE ENERGIA FRASCATI (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: 14TH SOFT CONFERENCE, AVIGNON (FRANCE), SEPT. 8-12, 1986 VOL. 1, PP. 149-159 1895 P., 1986, VOL. 1 AND VOL. 2, ISBN 0 08 034935 8 WRITE TO PERGAMON PRESS, HEADINGTON HILL HALL, OXFORD, OX3 0BW (UK), PRICE: UKL 220 (FOR BOTH VOLS.)
Record Number: 1989126046801 / Last updated on: 1989-01-01
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