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Investigation of atomic and molecular rates in plasma-edge simulations through experiment-simulation comparisons

@inproceedings{Williams2022InvestigationOA,
  title={Investigation of atomic and molecular rates in plasma-edge simulations through experiment-simulation comparisons},
  author={A. C. Williams},
  year={2022}
}
Divertor plasma detachment is likely needed for the function of magnetically confined nuclear fusion. It greatly reduces the particle and heat flux incident on a target, and thus reduces the sputtering and heat loading on the target. It is therefore advantageous to have accurate simulations of plasma behaviour in the divertor to design future Tokamak divertors. A common simulation package used for this purpose is SOLPS-ITER, which has previously been observed to be underestimating the… 

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