UKAEA Journals

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1990

Two designs of electron suppressor have been tested in a volume negative ion source operating dc with a large extraction aperture diameter (16 mm). Both suppressors employ magnetic fields to divert the electrons near the extraction aperture onto collector electrodes. However, while one suppressor uses a fixed field produced by permanent magnets, th…

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1989

The large size of future, and possibly present day, tokamaks requires high neutral atom beam energies for current drive and heating. These injectors must also have a high electrical efficiency and this can be achieved using negative ion sources to create the beam. These large tokamaks, such as ITER or NET require a neutral beam power of around 50-1…

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1989

When a suitable accelerating voltage is applied to extract negative ions from a volume production source, electrons are also extracted. If no means of suppression is utilized, the electron current in a hydrogen plasma would typically be of the order of 80-100 times the negative-ion current. In the accelerator designs in use at Culham Laboratory, el…

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1989

Particle beams have been developed at the Culham Laboratory for many years, mainly for application to the production of high-temperature plasmas. These developments included demonstration offundamental plasma physics such as particle trapping, heating, and current drive coupled to continuous advances in the physics and technology of ion beam produc…

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1989

Magnetic feedback control has been used in the DITE tokamak to substantially reduce saturated m = 2, n = 1 instabilities in both Ohmic discharges and discharges with lower-hybrid current drive (LHCD). Feedback has been used for the first time to significantly increase the disruptive density limit in a tokamak. LHCD on DITE stabilizes the sawtooth i…

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