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Chapter 12: Study of Disruptions in ASDEX Upgrade

Gabriella Pautasso, Otto Gruber

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 44 / Number 3 / November 2003 / Pages 716-729

Technical Paper / ASDEX Upgrade

An overview is presented of the experimental and analytical works on disruptions, which were carried on in the tokamak ASDEX Upgrade in the last few years. The identification of the technical and physical causes, the methods of predicting and mitigating disruptions, and the analysis of the loading scenarios are some of the aspects of the problem treated.

 
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