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The radiation and transport characteristics of ASDEX upgrade discharges with a neon-driven radiative mantle are modelled using a 1-dimensional radial impurity transport code that has been coupled to a simple divertor model describing particle recycling and pumping. The code is well suited to describing the measured impurity line radiation, total, Soft X-ray and bremsstrahlung radiation in regions of the plasma that are not dominated by 2-dimensional effects. The recycling and pumping behaviour of neon as well as the bulk transport of neon for radiative boundary scenarios are discussed.

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Authors: DUX R ET AL, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, Vol. 38 (1996) pp. 989-999
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