TITLE

Simulation of α-channeling in mirror machines

AUTHOR(S)
Zhmoginov, A. I.; Fisch, N. J.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Physics of Plasmas;Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p042506
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Applying α-channeling techniques to mirror machines can significantly increase their effective reactivity, thus making open configurations more advantageous for practical fusion. A large fraction of α-particle energy can be extracted using rf waves. Effects employed to cool α particles can also in principle be used to heat the fusion ions; the possibility to design a configuration of rf waves that could be used to perform both tasks is demonstrated.
ACCESSION #
31881446

 

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