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Abstract

Plasma control concepts are introduced which are likely to change when going from a 500-1000 s tokamak pulse to the discharges in a steady state tokamak, whose more economical design relies on the reduced number of thermal and mechanical stress duty cycles.

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Authors: LISTER J B, CRPP-EPFL, Association Euratom-ConfÚdÚration Suisse, Lausanne (CH);PITTS R A, CRPP-EPFL, Association Euratom-ConfÚdÚration Suisse, Lausanne (CH);BRUZZONE P-L, CRPP-FT, Association Euratom-ConfÚdÚration Suisse, Villigen (CH);COSTLEY A E, ITER JCT, Naka-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken (JP);GRIBOV Y, ITER JCT, Naka-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken (JP);PORTONE A, ITER JCT, Naka-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken (JP);VAYAKIS G, ITER JCT, Naka-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken (JP);FUKUDA T, Naka Fusion Research Establishment, Naka-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken (JP);OIKAWA T, Naka Fusion Research Establishment, Naka-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken (JP);YOSHINO R, Naka Fusion Research Establishment, Naka-machi, Naka-gun, Ibaraki-ken (JP);MERTENS V, Max-Planck Institut f³r Plasmaphysik, Garching (DE);MOREAU D, DRFC/DIR, CEA Cadarache, St-Paul-Lez-Durance (FR);WESLEY J, General Atomics, San Diego, California (US)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Nuclear Fusion, Vol. 40 (2000) No. 6, pp. 1167-1181
Availability: Nuclear Fusion (Journal)
Record Number: 200012298 / Last updated on: 2000-08-10
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en