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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?
Y. Tomita, Y. Yasaka, H. Takeno, M. Ishikawa, Y. Nakashima, I. Katanuma, T. Cho (20R09)
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 177-179
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1343
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The effects of non-axisymmetric magnetic field on characteristics of a direct energy converter (DEC) with an axisymmetric cusp configuration are studied. The axisymmetric Cusp DEC (Kobe Cusp) is installed at the end of the GAMMA 10 device, which breaks the axisymmetry of the DEC. It is clarified that the nonaxisymmetric magnetic field changes the Störmer potential at the stagnation and the equilibrium electric field by the order of the perturbation field to the equilibrium magnetic field.