Document Detail


Sustained stabilization of the resistive-wall mode by plasma rotation in the DIII-D tokamak.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12485014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Values of the normalized plasma pressure up to twice the free-boundary stability limit predicted by ideal magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) theory have been sustained in the DIII-D tokamak. Long-wavelength modes are stabilized by the resistive wall and rapid plasma toroidal rotation. High rotation speed is maintained by minimization of nonaxisymmetric magnetic fields, overcoming a long-standing impediment [E. J. Strait, Phys. Rev. Lett. 74, 2483 (1995)]]. The ideal-MHD pressure limit calculated with an ideal wall is observed as the operational limit to the normalized plasma pressure.
Authors:
A M Garofalo; E J Strait; L C Johnson; R J La Haye; E A Lazarus; G A Navratil; M Okabayashi; J T Scoville; T S Taylor; A D Turnbull
Related Documents :
18359004 - Expression of heat shock protein 47 in the periodontal ligament during orthodontic toot...
15335394 - Review article: a critical comparison of drug therapies in currently used therapeutic s...
10593474 - Effects of desflurane on the pig intestinal circulation during hypotension.
17013934 - Bio-reductive dechlorination of 1,1,1-trichloroethane and chloroform using a hydrogen-b...
6722144 - Interacting effects of temperature, pressure and cholesterol content upon the molecular...
20575694 - Intrarenal pressures generated during deployment of various antiretropulsion devices in...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2002-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review letters     Volume:  89     ISSN:  0031-9007     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys. Rev. Lett.     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-12-17     Completed Date:  2003-01-28     Revised Date:  2003-11-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401141     Medline TA:  Phys Rev Lett     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  235001     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
General Atomics, P.O. Box 85608, San Diego, California 92186-5608, USA. garafalo@fusion.gat.com
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Time-resolved phase measurement of a self-amplified free-electron laser.
Next Document:  Ion acceleration during reconnection in MAST.