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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?
H. Hojo, Y. Tatematsu, T. Saito (20R06)
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 164-167
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1340
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A new numerical scheme for electromagnetic wave tracing is presented in place of the standard ray-tracing method in studies of electron cyclotron resonance heating. The new method solves the full-wave Maxwell equations, and can take into account wave diffraction, mode conversion (or, cross-polarization scattering), and wave tunneling across an evanescent region between resonance and cutoff layers, in addition to estimating power absorption due to wave-particle resonances. The simulations of electromagnetic wave tunneling are demonstrated. The power absorption rate in electron cyclotron resonance heating is also compared with that by the ray-tracing method.