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Fusion Science and Technology
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, A. Mase (19P33)
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 304-306
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1383
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We present a new method for measuring the electron density of a thin plasma layer. The method uses evanescent electromagnetic waves in plasma. We study the transmittance of transverse-magnetic electromagnetic waves incident obliquely to a thin plasma layer, and show that we can determine the electron density of the plasma layer from the measurement of the angle of wave incidence corresponding to the maximum transmittance.