The ground fault detection system for the Tore Supra toroidal pump limiter
The toroidal pump limiter (TPL) of Tore Supra is electrically insulated from the vacuum-vessel, to allow its polarization at a voltage of up to 1 kV. In order to monitor continuously the integrity of the TPL electrical insulation, an electronic diagnostic system called TPL ground fault detection system (GFDS) has been developed. The paper will report on the design and the operation experience of the GFD system and on the evolution of the TPL grounding.
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: Fusion Engineering and Design, Volumes 66-68, September 2003, Pages 1019-1023 (22nd Symposium on Fusion Technology)
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Record Number: 200317000 / Last updated on: 2003-10-23
Original language: en
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