Conference Papers

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2021
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(21)10
28th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Nice, France, 10-15th May 2021

This paper shows experimental results from the TCV tokamak that indicate plasma-molecule interactions involving D+2 and possibly D− play an important role as sinks of energy (through hydrogenic radiation as well as dissociation) and particles during divertor detachment if low target temperatures (< 3 eV) are achieved. Bot…

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2021
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(21)06
24th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices (PSI), South Korea, 24 - 29 January 2021

In this work we provide experimental insights into the impact of plasma-molecule interactions on divertor detachment by applying new spectroscopic analysis techniques to the hydrogen Balmer line series to investigate how both atom and plasma-molecule interactions impact particle balance. Our analysis on a representative L-mode TCV density ramp dis…

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2020
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(20)113
24th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices (PSI), South Korea, 24 - 29 January 2021

EDGE2D-EIRENE simulations show that for a H-mode JET discharge (92168) the dominant atomic neutral deuterium source at the separatrix originates from the inner divertor target. Within JETTO-EIRENE neutral sources are placed at the X-point and outer midplane (OMP). For fixed electron and ion temperature, transport and neutral temperature it is obser…

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2019
UKAEA-CCFE-CP(19)20
23rd International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices (PSI), Princeton, NJ, USA, 17-22 June 2018

Reducing the plasma power exhaust impacting on plasma facing components during steady state operation is one of the major design issues in future tokamaks such as ITER. Impurity seeding, e.g. with N, is one method of achieving this and has been used for a long time in tokamak research [1]. In this work we exploit a recently developed spectroscopic …

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