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Abstract

In JET disruptions the negative voltage spike appears after the instabilities with which it is usually associated. This unexpected behaviour is explained in terms of an initial trapping of the poloidal flux and its subsequent release, triggered by a sudden cooling of the plasma.

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Authors: WESSON J A, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB);WARD D J, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB);ROSENBLUTH M N, University of California, San Diego (US)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: JET-P(89)69 EN (1989) 8 pp.
Availability: Available from the Publications Officer, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon. OX14 3EA (GB)
Record Number: 199011428 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en