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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?
T. Kariya et al. (19P69)
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 51 | Number 2 | February 2007 | Pages 397-399
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1414
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A new 28GHz 500kW gyrotron was developed for the electron cyclotron resonance heating system of tandem mirror GAMMA10. The maximum output power of 570 kW was obtained by experimental optimization. The efficiency of the gyrotron is 40~50% in the power range of 300~500 kW output with the optimization in spite of the restriction of the present magnet. The non-desirable influences caused by the leakage field of the magnet system of GAMM10 were minimized by the adjustment of gyrotron coi l parameters and the minor change of the gyrotron and magnetic shield design.