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The role of the spherical tokamak in clarifying tokamak physics

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Author(s)

  • A W Morris
  • R J Akers
  • J W Connor
  • G F Counsell
  • R J Fonck
  • M P Gryaznevich
  • V Gusev
  • T C Hender
  • S M Kaye
  • G P Maddison
  • R Majeski
  • K G McClements
  • S Medvedev
  • Y K M Peng
  • C M Roach
  • D C Robinson
  • S Sharapov
  • A Sykes
  • M Valovic
  • M J Walsh

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JournalPlasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
DatePublished - Dec 1999
Volume41
Number of pages17
Pages (from-to)B191-B207
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The spherical tokamak (ST) provides a unique environment in which to perform complementary and exacting tests of the tokamak physics required for a burning plasma experiment of any aspect ratio, while also having the potential for long-term fusion applications in its own right. New experiments are coming on-line in the UR (MAST), USA (NSTX, Pegasus), Russia (Globus-M), Brazil (ETE) and elsewhere, and the status of these devices will be reported, along with newly-analysed data from START. Those physics issues where the ST provides an opportunity to remove degeneracy in the databases or clarify one's understanding will be emphasized.

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