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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 361-363
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1402
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Imaging of mirror confined plasmas in the central cell of the GAMMA 10 tandem mirror was performed for the first time with visible light and Ha line. A mirror polished stainless steel was used to improve the line of sight. The interaction between the plasma and the central cell limiter was studied with the aid of electrostatic probes.