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Abstract

The European Programme on Negative Ion Beam development currently consists of three main tasks: (i) the DRAGON experiment starting at Culham, with the objective of accelerating 4 A of D(-) to 200 keV; (ii) the conceptual study of a 1 MV, 15 A power supply, conducted in European industry under the supervision of Cadarache; (iii) the design study of a 1 MV, 4 A, deuterium test bed at Cadarache, conducted by the Euratom-CEA Association (Cadarache) with support from the Euratom-UKAEA Association (Culham) and the FOM-Institute (Amsterdam). The conclusions of these three tasks are to be brought together during the first half of 1992, in order to prepare a proposal for a 1 MV, 4 A, deuterium test bed. Other experimental activities are being conducted in European laboratories, either directly related to the main programme (RF source and plasma neutraliser at Culham; discharge pulsing at Dublin and FOM-Amsterdam) or under separate contracts (energy recovery and caesium seeding at Cadarache).

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Authors: HEMSWORTH R, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);JACQUOT C, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);PAMELA J, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);HOPMAN H, FOM Institute of Atomic and Molecular Physics (NL);HOLMES A J T, AEA Fusion, Culham Laboratory, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: IAEA Technical Committee Meeting on Negative Ion Based Neutral Beam Injector, Naka (JP), Nov. 11-13, 1991
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36476 ORA
Record Number: 199210472 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en