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Abstract

This document contains the slides to a presentation held at the 3rd ITPA Meeting on Steady State Operation and Energetic Particles. It covers the following topics:

1. Quick summary of early experiments on real-time control of the ITB temperature gradient
2. Technique for controlling the current and pressure profiles in high performance tokamak plasmas with ITB's: a technique which offers the potentiality of retaining the distributed character of the plasma parameter profiles.
3.First experiments using the simplest, lumped-parameter, version of this technique for the current profile:
3.1. Control of the q-profile with one actuator: LHCD
3.2. Control of the q-profile with three actuators: LHCD, NBI, ICRH

Additional information

Authors: MOREAU D et al, EURATOM-UKAEA Fusion Association, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: An oral paper given at: 3rd ITPA Meeting on Steady State Operation and Energetic Particles Held at: St Petersburg (RU)
Availability: Available from Association EURATOM-CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, 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
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