Documents in the NTIS Technical Reports collection are the results of federally funded research. They are directly submitted to or collected by NTIS from Federal agencies for permanent accessibility to industry, academia and the public.  Before purchasing from NTIS, you may want to check for free access from (1) the issuing organization's website; (2) the U.S. Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System website; (3) the federal government Internet portal; or (4) a web search conducted using a commercial search engine such as
Accession Number DE2013-1022034
Title Coaxial Helicity Injection Current Drive on the NSTX and HIT-II Spherical TORII.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 4p
Personal Author A. J. Redd B. A. Nelson D. Mueller D. A. Gates E. Fredrickson H. Ji J. Hosea M. Bell P. D. Jewell R. Kaita R. Raman R. J. Smith S. Jardin S. M. Kaye T. R. Jarboe
Abstract Spherical torii require non-inductive current drive for startup and steadystate sustainment. Coaxial Helicity Injection (CHI) is used to produce and sustain non-inductive discharges with over 200 kA toroidal plasma current in both the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX, R = 0.85 m, a = 0.67 m, Bo = 0.3 T) at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and the Helicity Injected Torus experiment (HIT-II, R = 0.3 m, a = 0.2 m, Bo = 0.5 T) at the University of Washington.
Keywords Aspect ration
Magnetic flux
NSTX devices

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 77A - Thermonuclear Fusion Devices
46G - Plasma Physics
Corporate Author Oak Ridge National Lab., TN.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1323
Contract Number DE-AC05-00OR22725

Science and Technology Highlights

See a sampling of the latest scientific, technical and engineering information from NTIS in the NTIS Technical Reports Newsletter

Acrobat Reader Mobile    Acrobat Reader