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Abstract

The VACFIELD code is used to compute the magnetic field of external coils. It determines the vacuum field and its first derivatives in cylindrical co-ordinates on a two- or three-dimensional grid. The conductors are approximated by straight pieces of infinitely thin current filaments. Various coil types of tokamak and stellarator devices are implemented. It is possible to choose between two different data formats of the magnetic field output. One serves as input to the MFBE and GOURDON codes, while the other one is used by the VMEC/NEMEC code.

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Authors: STRUMBERGER E, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, IPP-EURATOM Association, Garching (DE);SCHWARZ E, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, IPP-EURATOM Association, Garching (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Garching: Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, 2004. 45 pp Free of charge
Availability: The document can be downloaded at: http://www.ipp.mpg.de/ippcms/de/kontakt/bibliothek/ipp_reports/index.html
Record Number: 200618431 / Last updated on: 2005-12-19
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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