Global Instability of Spherical Tokamak Plasmas during their Inductive Startup

Takashi Sumikawa, Eiichirou Kawamori, Yasushi Ono

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Abstract

The initial spherical tokamaks were found to disrupt in a certain low-q regime during their merging startup. In that range, no plasma current was inductively generated by the flux cores due to large n=1 mode activity suggesting that this disruption was caused by Krusukal-Shafranov limit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)268-269
Number of pages2
JournalIEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials
Volume125
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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