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},
  • B. Sorbom, J. Ball, +10 authors D. Whyte
  • Published 10 September 2014
  • Materials Science, Physics
  • Fusion Engineering and Design
The affordable, robust, compact (ARC) reactor is the product of a conceptual design study aimed at reducing the size, cost, and complexity of a combined fusion nuclear science facility (FNSF) and demonstration fusion Pilot power plant. ARC is a ∼200–250 MWe tokamak reactor with a major radius of 3.3 m, a minor radius of 1.1 m, and an on-axis magnetic field of 9.2 T. ARC has rare earth barium copper oxide (REBCO) superconducting toroidal field coils, which have joints to enable disassembly. This… Expand
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