Dynamic Formation of a Hot Field Reversed Configuration with Improved Confinement by Supersonic Merging of Two Colliding High- ß Compact Toroids

Dynamic Formation of a Hot Field Reversed Configuration with Improved Confinement by Supersonic Merging of Two Colliding High- ß Compact Toroids

July 2010 | Physical Review Letters Paper | Paper

A hot stable field-reversed configuration (FRC) has been produced in the C-2 experiment by colliding and merging two high- ß plasmoids preformed by the dynamic version of field-reversed -pinch technology.

Neutral Beam Dump Utilizing Cathodic Arc Titanium Evaporation

Neutral Beam Dump Utilizing Cathodic Arc Titanium Evaporation

June 2010 | Open Systems | Poster

Unlike tokamaks, where the neutral beam shine through is rarely an issue, open magnetic systems with neutral beam injection oftentimes suffer from incomplete beam capture, which necessitates the handling of the shine through power load and beam particle recycling.