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The results of plasma equilibrium and local stability investigations in 2 and 4 period quasisymmetric stellarators are presented. A near-axis approximation is used for 2-period systems and the 3-dimensional codes VMEC and TERPSICHORE are used for 4 period devices to optimize the configurations.

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Authors: ISAEV M Y ET AL, Russian Research Centre, Kurchatov Institute, Moscow (RU);COOPER W A, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH);MEDVEDEV S Y, Russian Academy of Sciences, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow (RU)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Proceedings of 24th EPS Conference on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, Berchtesgaden 9-13 June 1997
Record Number: 199810032 / Last updated on: 1998-02-03
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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