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An electron cyclotron resonance heating (ECRH) system is presently under construction at Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (CEA) Cadarache for the Tore Supra experiment. The generator is planned to be made of six gyrotrons giving RF waves with a frequency of 118 GHz and a unit power of 400 kW (500 kW) for a pulse length of 210 s (5 s); two of them are already installed: the prototype was first tested on various dummy loads and on plasma and the first series tube is still being tested on a CW load. The results are presented in this paper.

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Authors: DARBOS C ET AL, Association Euratom/CEA, CEA/Cadarache, Saint-Paul lez Durance (FR);ALBERTI S, Association Euratom - Confédération Suisse, EPFL, Lausanne (CH);TRAN M Q, Association Euratom - Confédération Suisse, EPFL, Lausanne (CH);GIGUET E ET AL, Thales Electron Devices, Velizy-Villacoublay (FR);THUMM M, Association Euratom-FZK, Karlsruhe (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Fusion Engineering and Design, 56-57 (2001), pp. 605-609.
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