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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 409-411
Technical Paper | Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST07-A1418
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In Large Helical Device, a power transmission line consists of corrugated waveguides with inner diameter of 88.9 mm for electron cyclotron resonance heating is evacuated in order to transmit higher power by reducing a possibility of electrical breakdown in the line. Some characteristics of such transmission lines, vacuum pumping system and comparison of pressure distribution simulated and gauged along the transmission line are described. An effect of vacuum pumping for higher power transmission is demonstrated.