Fuelling Effect of Tangential Compact Toroid Injection in STOR-M Tokamak
33rd Annual CNS Conference - 2012 June 10-13


Presented at:
33rd Annual CNS Conference
2012 June 10-13
Location:
Saskatoon, Canada
Session Title:
Fusion Science & Technology-2

Authors:
Takumi Onchi (University of Saskatchewan/Institute of Plasma Physics NSC KIPT)
Yelu Liu (University of Saskatchewan)
Mycola Dreval (University of Saskatchewan)
David McColl (University of Saskatchewan)
Tomohiko Asai (Nihon University)
Sean Wolfe (Plasmionique Inc.)
Chijin Xiao (University of Saskatchewan)
Akira Hirose (University of Saskatchewan)
  

Abstract

Compact torus injection (CTI) is the only known candidate for directly fuelling the core of a tokamak fusion reactor. Compact torus (CT) injection into the STOR-M tokamak has induced improved confinement accompanied by an increase in the electron density, reduction in Hα emission, and suppression of the saw-tooth oscillations. The measured change in the toroidal flow velocity following tangential CTI has demonstrated momentum injection into the STOR-M plasma.

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