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The Passive active multi-junction (PAM) launcher is a robust coupling structure, able to withstand the strong thermal loads and the electromechanical stresses of ITER-like tokamaks. In the frame of a collaboration between ENEA, Frascati and CEA, Cadarache, a PAM antenna has been designed and built to validate on FTU the concept of this launcher. All the technological solutions of an ITER-like launcher will be tested in a full rated experiment to be performed, possibly, on Tore Supra. This paper reports the results of the low power measurements of the microwave characteristics of the PAM for FTU.

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Authors: BIBET P, Association Euratom-CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEA/DSM/DRFC, CEA/Cadarache, Saint Paul Lez Durance (FR);MIRRIZI F ET AL, Associazione EURATOM-ENEA sulla Fusione, C.R. Frascati, Rome (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Fusion Engineering and Design, Volumes 66-68, September 2003, Pages 621-625 (22nd Symposium on Fusion Technology)
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Record Number: 200316993 / Last updated on: 2003-10-23
Original language: en
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