Steady State Tokamak Equilibria without Current Drive

K. C. Shaing, A. Y. Aydemir, Y. R. Lin-Liu, R. L. Miller

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Steady state tokamak equilibria without current drive are found. This is made possible by including the potato bootstrap current close to the magnetic axis. Tokamaks with this class of equilibria do not need seed current or current drive, and are intrinsically steady state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3652-3655
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Nov 10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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