The GOL-NB program: Further steps in multiple-mirror confinement research

V. V. Postupaev, V. I. Batkin, A. D. Beklemishev, A. V. Burdakov, V. S. Burmasov, I. S. Chernoshtanov, A. I. Gorbovsky, I. A. Ivanov, K. N. Kuklin, K. I. Mekler, A. F. Rovenskikh, E. N. Sidorov, D. V. Yurov

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Physical and technical details of the GOL-NB project are presented. GOL-NB is a medium-scale multiple-mirror trap that is under development in the Budker Institute, Novosibirsk, Russia. This device will be created in several years as a deep conversion of the existing GOL-3 facility. It will consist of a central trap with two 0.75 MW neutral beams, two multiple-mirror solenoids, two expander tanks and a plasma gun that creates the start plasma. The central trap with the neutral beam injection-heated plasma is a compact gas-dynamic system. The multiple-mirror sections should decrease the power and particle losses along the magnetic field. The confinement improvement factor depends on plasma parameters and on the magnetic configuration in the multiple mirrors. The main physical task of GOL-NB is direct demonstration of the performance of multiple-mirror sections that will change equilibrium plasma parameters in the central trap. In this paper we discuss results of the scenario modeling and progress in the hardware.

Язык оригиналаанглийский
Номер статьи036012
Число страниц14
ЖурналNuclear Fusion
Номер выпуска3
СостояниеОпубликовано - 1 мар. 2017


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