Magnetic Control of Tokamak Plasmas

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Authors: Marco Ariola, Alfredo Pironti (auth.)
Publisher: Springer-Verlag London
Pages: 162
Language: english
Year: 2008
ISBN 10: 1848003234
ISBN 13: 9781848003248
Series: Advances in Industrial Control
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

The problem of confining a plasma, with sufficiently high density and temperature, is of crucial importance if nuclear fusion is to be made usable as a form of power generation. Tokamaks – devices with a toroidal geometry – are among...