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(1987)DT fusionborn alpha particles are mirrorconfined in the central cell of a tandem mirror reactor. The resulting anisotropic losscone distribution of the alpha particles in velocity space is capable of destabilizing low ...
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(1989)This dissertation describes the design, construction, and proofofprinciple verification of a neutral hydrogen flux detection system, based on an ECRH discharge as the neutral flux ionizer. The significant features of the ...
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(1987)The invariance properties of various sets of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) equations are studied using techniques from the theory of differential forms. Equations considered include the ideal MHD equations in different geometries ...
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(1993)Relativistic VlasovBoltzmann kinetic equations are constructed from quantum field theory for scalar bosons and Dirac fermion fields. Lie's principle of differential invariance is extended to the case of nonlinear ...
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(1989)The Faraday shield of an ion cyclotron resonant heating (ICRH) antenna has been identified as a local source of impurities during highpower ICRH experiments on confinement devices. The understanding of the plasma sheath ...
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(1990)A systematic method of making calculations for finitestrength, i.e., nonselfsimilar, shock waves is developed. Using concepts of Lie groups, the invariance properties of the spherically symmetric equations of gasdynamics ...
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(1992)The group theoretic, or Lie's method of continuous point transformations is applied to the study of shock wave propagation through solid media. Theoretically, this method allows for the systematic investigation of all ...
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(1990)Energy spectra of chargedfusion products escaping laserimploded deuteriumtritium filled glass microballoon targets were measured with a timeofflight (TOF) spectrometer. The TOF spectrometer was carefully designed, ...
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(1996)The semiconductor industry is introducing electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) plasma reactors as reliable wafer etching tools. This industry requires radially uniform etching rate and radially uniform etching anisotropy. ...
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(1987)Oscillating Field Current Drive (OFCD) was originally proposed as a means of maintaining a quasi steadystate plasma current in a RFP without building up the magnetizing flux threading the central hole of the torus. The ...
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Particle simulation of laserproduced plasmas on the basis of analytic magnetohydrodynamic solutions (1990)Inertial confinement fusion experiments using laser beams have reported the emission of hot electrons in large quantities. This phenomenon has been one of the major hindrances to the efficient compression of a thermonuclear ...
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(1993)As a new and significant contribution to the tokamak literature, the linear internal MHD kink modes in finite aspectratio axisymmetric toroidally rotating tokamak equilibria and their kinetic modifications owing to the ...
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(1992)InertialElectrostatic Confinement (IEC) is an alternative approach to fusion power that offers the ability to burn advanced fuels like DHe$\sp3$ in a nonMaxwellian, high density core. These aneutronic reactions are ideal ...
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(1992)Selfsimilar solutions are obtained for the supersonic compression of a plasma containing an axial current and an entrained axial magnetic field (screwpinch). These solutions represent a complete generalization of previous ...
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(1995)A timedependent theoretical model of fluxsurfaceaveraged radial transport in tokamaks has been constructed and calibrated against a well documented set of temperature and density profiles from a predefined set of twelve ...
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(1991)In the present thesis work a theoretical transport model is suggested to study the anomalous transport of plasma particles and energy across the axisymmetric equilibrium toroidal magnetic flux surfaces in tokamaks. The ...
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(1992)In the context of the transition flow between highly collisional plasma and collisionless sheath, the linearized FokkerPlanck equation for the ions, in an intermediate collisionality region, is generalized to include an ...
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(1983)The mechanism of vapor bubble detachment at zero gravity has been studied both analytically and numerically. Instead of analyzing the force balance, this study emphasizes momentum conservation, the time integral of the ...
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(1988)Both the experimental and theoretical approaches to the Xray analysis of a dense plasma focus are explored in this research. Diagnostic techniques and analytical tools were developed to analyze the Xray production of the ...
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