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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?
K. Kurihara, S. Kado, H. Matsuura, T. Shikama, Y. Iida, K.-S. Chung, S. Tanaka (19P13)
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 250-252
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1365
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The thermal probe method is capable of measuring ion temperature using the heat flow from plasma (Qplasma) versus the bias voltage (Vp) characteristic. Considering the heat transition phenomenon in the probe, we designed the thermal probe in order to obtain the Qplasma-Vp as well as the Ip-Vp characteristics. We performed a preliminary experiment of the thermal probe measurement in the divertor simulator MAP-II, and discuss the results and the assignments of the thermal probe method.