Temperature dependence of synchrotron radiation loss in inhomogeneous tokamak plasmas

Fidone, I.; Meyer, R. L.; Giruzzi, G.; Granata, G.
December 1992
Physics of Fluids B: Plasma Physics;Dec92, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p4051
Academic Journal
Synchrotron radiation in a tokamak with inhomogeneous plasma parameters is investigated to determine the role of the temperature profile on the global loss. Using reactor relevant parameters, it is shown that synchrotron radiation is profile dependent, namely, at constant thermal energy, the emitted radiation increases with the peak temperature. An approximated analytical formula for the global loss is found.


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