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As part of the winding-up of the JET Joint Undertaking, an agreement was established with UKAEA to validate the 1999 Gas Box data and make a descriptive analysis of the data. This report constitutes one of the deliverables specified under the agreement and describes the descriptive data analysis work undertaken examining results from the Task Force B and C campaigns in 1999. Two main areas are covered in this report-studies of plasma shaping effects for ITER and studies of various issues for Optimised Shear plasmas. The ITER shaping studies concentrated on the effects on energy confinement but also included a study of shaping effects on neo-classical tearing mode stability; The Optimised Shear studies covered a wide range of issues, including: - diagnostic studies of MSE, and ion temperature measurements in the presence of argon; studies of triggering mechanisms for Internal Transport Barriers {ITBs), the threshold power to make ITBs and the effect of LHCD modifications to the q-profile on this threshold; and studies of high Beta(n) and high Beta(p) Optimised Shear plasmas.

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Authors: EURATOM/UKAEA FUSION ASSOCIATION, EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3EA (UK)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: JET-R(00)03
Availability: Available from the Publications Officer, JET Joint Undertaking, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3EA (UK)
ISBN: ISBN Not available
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