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Abstract

This paper addresses the implications of plasma scram (PS) in the perspective of a security study for ITER. A highly passive PS scenario is considered by switch-off of the DT fuel while maintaining constant the particle exhaust efficiency as well as the plasma current. PS simulations are performed with the local Rebut-Lallia-Watkins (RLW) transport model, in order to give an order of magnitude of the timescales of such a process and to establish a passively secure operation point in steady-state.

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Authors: VILLAR COLOMÉ J, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);JOHNER J, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);ANÉ J M, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);VILLAR COLOME J, CEA, Departement de Recherches sur la Fusion Controlee, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);ANE J M, CEA, Departement de Recherches sur la Fusion Controlee, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EUR-CEA-FC-1554 EN (1995) 18 pp.
Availability: Available from CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
Record Number: 199511433 / Last updated on: 1995-11-03
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en