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TOKAMAKToroidalnaya Kamera Magnitnaya (Russian: toroidal chamber-magnetic; a toroidal plasma confinement device)
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Over the past decade, several privately funded startup companies have sprung up in the United States and elsewhere in pursuit of practical fusion power based on radically different approaches from the tokamak. The emergence of these startups is largely due to the past technical progress in fusion research stemming from a diverse portfolio of approaches supported by the government.
Our goal is to design a state-feedback controller U(t) that optimally regulates the system during the flat-top phase of the plasma discharge in tokamak plasmas.
This paper focuses on the bifurcations of multiple limit cycles for a Ginzburg-Landau type perturbed transport equation which can describe the L-mode to H-mode transition near the plasma edge in Tokamak. The average equation of Tokamak system turns out to be a [Z.sub.2]-equivariant perturbed Hamiltonian system.
However, the Super X Divertor, however, is being installed as the centerpiece of a $40 million upgrade of the MAST tokamak in the United Kingdom.
Livermore Lab performed this work in conjunction with the Center for Research in Plasma Physics, Lausanne, Switzerland, which were the first to generate the snowflake geometry in an operating tokamak, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, N.J., which demonstrated a dramatic reduction of the divertor heat flux in the tokamak with high power densities; and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
New techniques for enhancing energy confinement need to be tried as part of current experiments at facilities such as the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor (TFTR) at Princeton University, the Dill-D Tokamak at General Atomics, the Joint European Torus (JET) in the United Kingdom, and the JT-60 in Japan.
When I learned about Tokamak Energy and how close they were to accelerating through the challenge of fusion, I could see that this business is now getting to the stage where there's a lot of build-out required to take it to the next stage.
The MIT team at the Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor set a new world record for plasma pressure at 2.05 atmospheres - 15 percent higher than the previous C-Mod record of 1.77 atmospheres set in 2005.
Coblentz said that the Iranians are "very eager to get moving" and join the 35 countries collaborating on building the world's largest experimental fusion machine called a tokamak.