ITER H mode confinement database update

K. Thomsen, D. J. Campbell, J. G. Cordey, O. J.W.F. Kardaun, F. Ryter, U. Stroth, A. Kus, J. C. DeBoo, D. P. Schissel, Y. Miura, N. Suzuki, M. Mori, T. Matsuda, H. Tamai, T. Takizuka, S. I. Itoh, K. Itoh, S. M. Kaye

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This paper describes an update of the 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. The updated database contains better estimates of fast ion energy content and thermal energy confinement times, discharges with RF heating, data using boronization, beryllium and pellets, more systematic parameter scans, and other features. The list of variables in the database has been expanded, and the selection criteria for the standard dataset have been modified. We also present simple scalings of the total and thermal energy confinement time to the new dataset.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberI10
Pages (from-to)131-167
Number of pages37
JournalNuclear Fusion
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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