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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-PR(18)46

Some of the main plasma physics challenges associated with achieving the conditions for commercial fusion power in tokamaks are reviewed. The confinement quality is considered to be a key factor, having an impact on the size of the reactor and exhaust power that has to be managed. Plasma eruptions can cause excessive erosion if not mitigated, with …

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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-PR(18)10

In Ion-Temperature-Gradient (ITG) driven turbulence, the resonance condition leads to ion particle turbulent transport coefficients significantly larger than electron particle turbulent transport coefficients. This is shown in non-linear gyrokinetic simulations and explained by an analytical quasilinear model. It is then illustrated by JETTO-QuaLi…

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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-PR(18)45

In magnetic fusion devices, unwanted non-axisymmetric magnetic eld perturbations, known as error fields (EF), can have detrimental effects on plasma stability and confinement. To minimize their impact on plasma performances and on the available operational space, it is important to identify the EF sources and develop EF control strategies. MAST Up…

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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-PR(18)31

Spectra line power by medium and heavy weight elements is a main source of radiative loss in tokamak plasma and sets operational limits on the design of ITER and DEMO. The preferred comprehensive basis of impurity line power coefficients provided by ADAS is theoretical, using the Autostructure code with distorted wave electron impact cross-sections…

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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-PR(18)13

For the first time, over five confinement times, the self-consistent flux driven time evolution of heat, momentum transport and particle fluxes of electrons and multiple ions including Tungsten (W) is modeled within the integrated modeling platform JETTO [Romanelli M et al PFR 2014], using first principle-based codes : namely, QuaLiKiz [Bourd…

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2018
UKAEA-CCFE-PR(18)19

A statistical framework was introduced in textit{Militello et al., Nucl. Fusion 56, 104004 (2016)} to correlate the dynamics and statistics of L-mode and inter-ELM plasma filaments with the radial profiles of thermodynamic quantities they generate in the Scrape Off Layer. This paper extends the framework to cases in which the filaments are emitted …

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