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Abstract

The paper reports on ITER-relevant ICRF physics investigated on JET in 2003 and early 2004: minority heating of (3)He and D in H-plasmas, minority heating of tritium in D, investigations of finite Lamor radius effects on the RF-induced high-energy tails, fast wave heating and current drive, and new results on the heating efficiency of ICRF antennas. ELM studies using fast RF measurements, experimental demonstration of a new ELM-tolerant antenna matching scheme, and technical enhancements planne don the JET ICRF system for 2005, themselves likewise strongly driven by the preparation for ITER are also summarised.

Additional information

Authors: LAMALLE P et al, Association EURATOM - Belgian State, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Royal Military Academy, Brussels (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: An oral paper given at: 20th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference Organised by: International Atomic Energy Agency Held at: Centrtro de Fusao Nuclear, Vilamoura (PT)
Availability: Available from Association EURATOM-CEA, Departement de Recherches sur la Fusion Controlee, CEA Cadarache, F-13108 St Paul-Lez-Durance, France Tel: (+33) 4 42 25 70 01; Fax: (+33) 4 42 25 64 21 E-mail: dirdrfc@drfc.cad.cea.fr
Record Number: 200417813 / Last updated on: 2004-12-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en