Status and plans for TFTR

R. J. Hawryluk, D. Mueller, J. Hosea, C. W. Barnes, M. Beer, M. G. Bell, R. Bell, H. Biglari, M. Bitter, R. Boivin, N. L. Bretz, R. Budny, C. E. Bush, L. Chen, Chio-Zong Cheng, S. Cowley

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Abstract

Recent research on TFTR has emphasized optimization of performance in deuterium plasmas, transport studies and studies of energetic ion and fusion product physics in preparation for the D-T experiments that will commence in July of 1993. TFTR has achieved full hardware design parameters, and the best TFTR discharges in deuterium are projected to QDT of 0.3 to 0.5. The physics phenomena that will be studied during the D-T phase will include: tritium particle confinement and fueling, ICRF heating with tritium, species scaling with tritium, collective alpha-particle instabilities, alpha heating of the plasma and helium ash buildup. It is important for the fusion program that these physics issues be addressed to identify regimes of benign alpha behavior, and to develop techniques to actively stabilize or control instabilities driven by collective alpha effects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1324-1331
Number of pages8
JournalFusion Technology
Volume21
Issue number3 pt 2A
Publication statusPublished - 1992 May 1
EventProceedings of the 10th Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: 1992 Jun 71992 Jun 12

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Physics
Deuterium
Ashes
physics
Fusion reactions
fusion
Plasmas
deuterium plasma
Heating
Helium
Plasma stability
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Fueling
Alpha particles
refueling
ashes
alpha particles
deuterium

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Hawryluk, R. J., Mueller, D., Hosea, J., Barnes, C. W., Beer, M., Bell, M. G., ... Cowley, S. (1992). Status and plans for TFTR. Fusion Technology, 21(3 pt 2A), 1324-1331.
Hawryluk, R. J. ; Mueller, D. ; Hosea, J. ; Barnes, C. W. ; Beer, M. ; Bell, M. G. ; Bell, R. ; Biglari, H. ; Bitter, M. ; Boivin, R. ; Bretz, N. L. ; Budny, R. ; Bush, C. E. ; Chen, L. ; Cheng, Chio-Zong ; Cowley, S. / Status and plans for TFTR. In: Fusion Technology. 1992 ; Vol. 21, No. 3 pt 2A. pp. 1324-1331.
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