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Neon injection under feedback control has recently been performed for the first time in the tokamak à configuration variable (TCV). The target plasma is an ohmic, L-mode, SNL, open diverted equilibrium with I(p)=280kA, q(95)=3.5, Kappa(95)=1.6, a high poloidal depth and long connection lengths to the LFS strike zone. Results are reported for density scans with two levels of Ne in the plasma. The divertor plasma remains attached at low densities but at the highest densities, a rapid partial detachment is observed across the entire divertor fan.

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Authors: PITTS R A ET AL, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas (CH)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Vol. 42 (1997) No. 10, p. 1858
Record Number: 199810138 / Last updated on: 1998-02-12
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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