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Abstract

Experiments in the JET Tokamak with additional heating power (ion cyclotron resonance heating and/or neutral beam injection) above 5 MW show that the plasma can undergo a sudden transition to a new regime in which the sawtooth instability is suppressed for periods of up to 1.6 s and the level of long wavelength, coherent mhd activity is very low. Possible mechanisms for the observed stabilization of the m=1 instability and the potential gains in the near-ignition regime are discussed.

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Authors: CAMPBELL D J JET JOINT UNDERTAKING, ABINGDON (UK), JET JOINT UNDERTAKING, ABINGDON (UK)
Bibliographic Reference: WRITE TO THE PUBLICATIONS OFFICER, JET JOINT UNDERTAKING, ABINGDON, OXON, OX14 3EA (UK), MENTIONING REPORT JET-P(87)20, 1987
Record Number: 1989126057500 / Last updated on: 1989-03-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en