Preliminary Results of Experimental Studies from Low Pressure Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Device

  title={Preliminary Results of Experimental Studies from Low Pressure Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Device},
  author={Arife Seda B{\"o}l{\"u}kdemir and Yasemin Akg{\"u}n and Ali Alacakir},
  journal={Journal of Fusion Energy},
In this study, Turkey’s first low pressure inertial electrostatic confinement (IEC) device, constructed at the Saraykoy Nuclear Research and Training Center (SNRTC-IEC), is introduced and the first results are reported. This device was designed for neutronic fusion studies in terms of D–D reaction. The SNRTC-IEC device consists of spherical chamber 300 mm in diameter and a grid-type spherical cathode in which high negative voltage is applied at the center of chamber. The outer surface of the… 
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