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A Single Minimum-B Tandem Mirror

I. Katanuma, Y. Tatematsu, K. Ishii, T. Saito, M. Ichimura, Y. Nakashima, K. Yatsu

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 43 / Number 1T / January 2003 / Pages 219-221

Stability / dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST03-A11963598

Published:February 8, 2018

A design of a single minimum-B tandem mirror is proposed. This tandem mirror has the plug and thermal barrier potentials at both end mirror cells created by electron cyclotron resonance heating only. The plasma radial transport is suppressed by a magnetic well in the central mirror cell of the tandem mirror, while the transport is enhanced by the azimuthally nonuniform electrostatic potential in the end cells.

 
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