• Fusion reactor start-up by RF cavity mode heating of a gas

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      Fusion; plasma heating; radio frequency power; cavity mode heating; plasma model

    • Abstract


      The application of high power microwaves to a gas-filled resonant cavity may be an ideal way to start up Tokamak, mirror or other thermonuclear reactors. RF coupling problems are avoided by input of microwave power prior to wave cut-off.

    • Author Affiliations


      R Jones1 2

      1. Plasma Physics Research Laboratory, Box 44, Colonia, N J - 07067, USA
      2. Physics Department, National University of Singapore, Singapore
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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