TITLE

Production of high transient heat and particle fluxes in a linear plasma device

AUTHOR(S)
De Temmerman, G.; Zielinski, J. J.; van der Meiden, H.; Melissen, W.; Rapp, J.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;8/23/2010, Vol. 97 Issue 8, p081502
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report on the generation of high transient heat and particle fluxes in a linear plasma device by pulsed operation of the plasma source. A capacitor bank is discharged into the source to transiently increase the discharge current up to 1.7 kA, allowing peak densities and temperature of 70×1020 m-3 and 6 eV corresponding to a surface power density of about 400 MW m-2.
ACCESSION #
53421539

 

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