Magnetized Target Fusion with a Spherical Tokamak

@article{Laberge2018MagnetizedTF,
  title={Magnetized Target Fusion with a Spherical Tokamak},
  author={Michel Laberge},
  journal={Journal of Fusion Energy},
  year={2018},
  volume={38},
  pages={199-203}
}
  • M. Laberge
  • Published 14 August 2018
  • Physics
  • Journal of Fusion Energy
With good confinement and relatively high beta (up to 40%), the spherical tokamak could be a suitable magnetized target. To illustrate this potential, the theoretical fusion yield from compressing a spherical tokamak adiabatically to fusion conditions is calculated. While it is found that the large amount of energy stored in the compressed toroidal field constrains the potential energy gain, a system can be designed to produce significant useful output by directly recovering a large fraction of… 

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