Comments on “Pinch current limitation effect in plasma focus” [Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 021503 (2008)]

Bruzzone, H.; Acuña, H.
February 2009
Applied Physics Letters;2/16/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 7, pN.PAG
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the study which presented a model for the evaluation of neutron yield in plasma focus devices and established a limitation in the Ip value. Authors comment on the energy conservation equation used in the study and provide another energy variation calculation. Authors suggest that the pinch current limitation based on the numerical analysis presented has no experimental support.


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