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Heating, Confinement and Extrapolation to Reactors

J. Ongena, A. M. Messiaen

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 57 / Number 2T / February 2010 / Pages 457-473

Fusion Reactor Issues / Proceedings of the Ninth Carolus Magnus Summer School on Plasma and Fusion Energy Physics

The total amount of heating power coupled to the plasma Ptot and the energy confinement time are determining parameters for realizing the plasma conditions suitable for the reactor. We recall that the ignition condition can be expressed by the following condition on the triple fusion product.

 
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