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Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

Author : Jean Louis Bobin
ISBN : 9789814579773
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The book is a presentation of the basic principles and main achievements in the field of nuclear fusion. It encompasses both magnetic and inertial confinements plus a few exotic mechanisms for nuclear fusion. The state-of-the-art regarding thermonuclear reactions, hot plasmas, tokamaks, laser-driven compression and future reactors is given.

An Introduction To Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

Author : M. O. Hagler
ISBN : UCAL:B4423206
Genre : Controlled fusion
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Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion Research

Author : K. Bockasten
ISBN : UOM:39015003420596
Genre : Controlled fusion
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Atomic And Molecular Physics Of Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

Author : Douglass E. Joachain
ISBN : 9781461337638
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The need for long-term energy sources, in particular for our highly technological society, has become increasingly apparent during the last decade. One of these sources, of tremendous poten tial importance, is controlled thermonuclear fusion. The goal of controlled thermonuclear fusion research is to produce a high-temperature, completely ionized plasma in which the nuclei of two hydrogen isotopes, deuterium and tritium, undergo enough fusion reactions so that the nuclear energy released by these fusion reactions can be transformed into heat and electricity with an overall gain in energy. This requires average kinetic energies for the nuclei of the order of 10 keV, corresponding to temperatures of about 100 million degrees. Moreover, the plasma must remain confined for a certain time interval, during which sufficient energy must be produced to heat the plasma, overcome the energy losses and supply heat to the power station. At present, two main approaches are being investigated to achieve these objectives: magnetic confinement and inertial con finement. In magnetic confinement research, a low-density plasma is heated by electric currents, assisted by additional heating methods such as radio-frequency heating or neutral beam injection, and the confinement is achieved by using various magnetic field configurations. Examples of these are the plasmas produced in stellarator and tokamak devices.

Plasma Physics And Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

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Atomic And Molecular Processes In Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

Author : M. R. McDowell
ISBN : 9781461591610
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The NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Atomic and Molecular Processes in Controlled TheI'IllOnuclear Fusion" was held at Chateau de Bonas, Castera-Verduzan, Gel's, France, from 13th to 24th August 1979, and this volume contains the text of the invited lectures. The Institute was supported by the Scientific Affairs Division of NATO, and additional support was received from EURATOM and the United States National Science Foundation. The Institute was attended by 88 scientists, all of whom were active research workers in control of thermonuclear plasmas, 01' atomic and molecular physics, 01' both. In addition to the formal lectures, printed in this volume, which were intended to be pedagogic, more than twenty research seminars were given by participants. The first half of the Institute was directed to introducing atomic and molecular theoretical and experimental physicists to the physics of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Most attention was paid to magnetic confinement, and within that field, to tokamaks. MI'.

Research On Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

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ISBN : UCAL:B4089727
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Atomic And Plasma Material Interaction Processes In Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

Author : Ratko K. Janev
ISBN : UOM:39015034428238
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Atomic and plasma-material interaction processes play an important role in thermonuclear fusion plasmas and the knowledge of these processes has a significant impact on fusion energy research and development. The present volume provides a comprehensive survey of atomic and plasma-material interaction aspects of controlled thermonuclear fusion. The review articles included in this volume describe the role of atomic and plasma-material interaction processes in the currently most active fusion research areas and emphasize the need for accurate quantitative information on these processes for resolving many outstanding issues in fusion research and reactor design development such as plasma energy balance, particle transport and confinement, impurity control, thermal power and helium exhaust, plasma heating and fuelling, edge plasma physics, development of fusion reactor plasma facing components and plasma diagnostics and modelling.

Recent Research On Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion Illustr

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Electromagnetic Waves For Thermonuclear Fusion Research

Author : Ernesto Mazzucato
ISBN : 9789814571821
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The science of magnetically confined plasmas covers the entire spectrum of physics from classical and relativistic electrodynamics to quantum mechanics. During the last sixty years of research, our initial primitive understanding of plasma physics has made impressive progress thanks to a variety of experiments — from tabletop devices with plasma temperatures of a few thousands of degrees and confinement times of less than 100 microseconds, to large tokamaks with plasma temperatures of up to five hundred million degrees and confinement times approaching one second. We discovered that plasma confinement is impaired by a variety of instabilities leading to turbulent processes with scales ranging from the plasma size to a few millimeters. Understanding these phenomena, which have slowed down progress towards a fusion reactor, requires the use of very sophisticated diagnostic tools, many of which employ electromagnetic waves. The primary objective of this book is to discuss the fundamental physics upon which the application of electromagnetic waves to the study of magnetically confined plasmas is based. Contents:Controlled Thermonuclear FusionElectron WavesInhomogeneous PlasmasRefractive Index MeasurementsWave Propagation in Turbulent PlasmasNon-Collective ScatteringPlasma ReflectometryElectron Cyclotron Waves in Hot PlasmasElectron Cyclotron Emission Readership: Advanced students and professionals who are interested in thermonuclear plasmas. Key Features:Unique presentation of some diagnostic techniques for the study of thermonuclear plasmasThe author is a prominent expert in the area of plasma physics and nuclear fusion researchThere are no competing titles on magnetically confined plasmasKeywords:Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion;Tokamaks;Plasma DiagnosticsReviews: “This clearly written monograph is a very good text for researchers in the field of thermonuclear fusion in tokamak configurations where numerous electromagnetic processes play the essential role in plasma confinement and diagnostics.” Zentralblatt MATH

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