L-H transition in tokamak plasmas: 1.5-D simulations
Time-dependent theoretical models have been implemented in a 1.5-D transport code to describe the operational boundaries in terms of edge parameters. The width of the H-mode transport barrier is self-consistently calculated and is related to alpha. Access to the second stable branch of the ballooning modes is possible at high triangularity. Time dependent trajectories are calculated for several machines and the L- to H-mode transition conditions are compared with global scaling laws and experimental pedestal electron temperatures, and is then applied to ITER.
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Journal of Nuclear Materials, 266-269 (1999), 843-849
Record Number: 199910766 / Last updated on: 1999-05-21
Original language: en
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