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Electron Cyclotron Waves

Egbert Westerhof

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 53 / Number 2T / February 2008 / Pages 202-209

Technical Paper / Plasma Heating and Current Drive

This lecture gives an overview of heating and current drive with electron cyclotron waves. We present the main theoretical aspects of wave propagation, wave absorption, and non-inductive current drive, as well as important technical aspects for the application of high power electron cyclotron waves, and the major achievements in their experimental application.

 
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