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A simple 1-D analytical model has been developed to determine the SOL characteristics from the parameters of the main plasma. The solutions are compared with FTU experimental data. The solutions fit well with the experimental data. The model suggests the presence of a critical density related to the non-isothermal power flux and the corresponding maximum power which can be safely removed by the volumetric sinks. Differences between a limiter-like configuration and a divertor-like configuration are described.

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Authors: FERRO C, ENEA, Centro Ricerche Energia Frascati, Roma (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: RT/ERG/FUS/94/22 EN (1994) 22 pp.
Availability: Available from Servizio Studi e Documentazione, ENEA, Centro Ricerche Energia Frascati, C.P. 65-00044 Frascati, Roma (IT)
Record Number: 199510911 / Last updated on: 1995-08-10
Original language: en
Available languages: en