Absence of Ion-scale Core Turbulence

Absence of Ion-scale Core Turbulence and Transport Barrier Formation with Passive/Active Divertor Biasing in the C-2/C-2U Field Reversed Configuration

October 2016 | APS-DPP | Poster

Experimentally measured inverted core density fluctuations spectra show the absence of ion-scale modes in the FRC core, in agreement with linear, local gyrokinetic simulations.

Simulations of Microwave Electron Heating on Field-Reversed Configuration Driven by Rotating Magnetic Field

Simulations of Microwave Electron Heating on Field-Reversed Configuration Driven by Rotating Magnetic Field

October 2016 | APS-DPP | Poster

The rotating magnetic field-driven field-reversed configuration (FRC), such as Rotamak or PFRC experiment, was recently proposed as a test bench at Tri Alpha Energy to experimentally pioneer the study of microwave electron heating.