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In this paper the results from the first series of JET experiments dedicated to the investigation of the properties of the H-mode power threshold are presented. The experiments were carried out in an International thermonuclear experimental reactor (ITER)-like magnetic equilibrium and made use of the Mark I pumped divertor. Scaling of the threshold power is investigated in terms of both global variables and local edge parameters. First evidence of the existence of a minimum edge temperature necessary for the L-H transition is reported.

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Authors: RIGHI E ET AL, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon (GB);CAMPBELL D J ET AL, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE);GIANNELLA R ET AL, Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy, Dwingeloo (NL);DE HAAS J, CEA, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);HAWKES N C, AEA Fusion, Culham Laboratory, Abingdon, Oxon (GB);PORTE L, Department of Electrical Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles (US)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: JET-P(97)28 EN (1997) 30pp.
Availability: Available from the Publications Officer, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3EA (GB)
Record Number: 199711636 / Last updated on: 1997-12-09
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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