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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?
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Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 307-309
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1384
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The Kelvin-Helmholtz mode instability driven by an equilibrium radial electric field in a cold plasma is studied numerically in cylindrical geometry. The numerical analysis is applicable to both toroidal and mirror plasmas. The growth rate and a threshold in the radial gradient scale length and also the magnitude of the E × B drift frequency for instability are obtained.