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Plasma Engineering Analysis of an EBT Reactor Operating Window

R. T. Santoro, N. A. Uckan, J. M. Barnes

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 4 / Number 2P2 / September 1983 / Pages 491-496

Plasma Engineering /

The operating space for EBT reactors is calculated using a newly developed systems code that incorporates recent advances in EBT physics. The calculation includes a self-consistent treatment of coupled ring-core stability and power balance requirements. The essential elements of the systems code are reviewed including magnetics, stability, ring power, power balance, confinement time, and cost calculations. Finally, a typical reactor systems analysis is summarized for a family of EBT reactors that fall within the allowed operating space.

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