TITLE

Princeton Tokamak begins experiments with tritium-deuterium plasmas

AUTHOR(S)
Schwarzschild, Bertram
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Physics Today;Jan94, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the start of operations of the Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) with an equal mixture of deuterium and tritium. PPPL's superconducting tokamak; Reaction that powers the first generation of tokamak fusion reactors; Concept of the physics of alpha heating; Megawatts produced by the injection of the DT shot.
ACCESSION #
9403303577

 

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