ARC: A compact, high-field, fusion nuclear science facility and demonstration power plant with demountable magnets

  title={ARC: A compact, high-field, fusion nuclear science facility and demonstration power plant with demountable magnets},
  author={Brandon N Sorbom and Justin Ball and T. R. Palmer and Franco Julio Mangiarotti and J. M. Sierchio and P. T. Bonoli and C. P. Kasten and D. A. Sutherland and Harold S. Barnard and Christian Bernt Haakonsen and J. Goh and C. Sung and Dennis G. Whyte},
  journal={Fusion Engineering and Design},

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  • T. AndoS. Nishio
  • Physics
    21st IEEE/NPS Symposium on Fusion Engineering SOFE 05
  • 2005
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