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Advanced reactors: Now comes the hard part
Designing a reactor is complicated but building one may be harder. Even companies that have had lots of practice haven’t always done it well. And all the power reactors in service today were built by companies that had years of experience in other kinds of big steam-electric power plants. In contrast, some of the creative new designs now moving toward commercialization come from start-ups that have never built anything at all. How should they prepare?
I. Katanuma, H. Saimaru, Y. Mizoguchi, K. Yashiro, T. Cho, V. P. Pastukhov (19R04)
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 122-125
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1330
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The magnetic divertor in the GAMMA10 tandem mirror is presented. Here non-axisymmetric base-ball coils and race-track coils in anchor region are replaced by the axisymmetric divertor coils. The analysis of the flute interchange mode stability and plasma equilibrium to the divertor is carried out.