Global energy confinement H-mode database for ITER

Christiansen J.p. Christiansen, Cordey J.g. Cordey, Thomsen K. Thomsen, Tanga A. Tanga, Deboo J.c. Deboo, Schissel D.p. Schissel, Taylor T.s. Taylor, Kardaun O.j.w.f. Kardaun, Wagner F. Wagner, Ryter F. Ryter, Kaye S.m. Kaye, Miura Y. Miura, Suzuki N. Suzuki, Mori M. Mori, Matsuda T. Matsuda, Tamai H. Tamai, Takizuka T. Takizuka, Itoh S.-I. Itoh, Itoh K. Itoh

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Abstract

Describes the content of an H-mode confinement database that has been assembled for the ITER project. Data were collected from six machines of different sizes and shapes: ASDEX, DIII-D, JET, JFT-2M, PBX-M and PDX. A detailed description of the criteria used in the selection of the data and the definition of each of the variables is given. The authors also present an analysis of the conditions of the database, the scalings (power law and offset linear) of the data with both dimensional and dimensionless variables, and predictions of the expected confinement time for ITER.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberI11
Pages (from-to)291-338
Number of pages48
JournalNuclear Fusion
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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