Marfes and plasma turbulence studies in TEXTOR
The impact of Marfe instabilities on neutral beam heated TEXTOR plasmas is presented. Marfes are precursors to a coming disruption and indicate the end of the actual operating range in TEXTOR. Density turbulence was discovered over a sizeable part of the plasma cross-section during Marfe activity. Quasistationary and oscillating modes were observed. The evolution towards a tokamak disrupution via Marfe properties is discussed briefly.
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, Vol. I (1993) pp. 283-286
Record Number: 199311164 / Last updated on: 1994-11-29
Original language: en
Available languages: en