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Confirmation of the topology of the Wendelstein 7-X magnetic field to better than 1:100,000

Houry, M; Pedersen, Thomas Sunn; Otte, Matthias; Lazerson, Samuel A.; Helander, Per; Bozhenkov, Sergey A.; Biedermann, Christoph; Klinger, Thomas; Wolf, Robert; Bosch, Hans Stephan; Blackwell, Boyd; Wright, Adelle

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Fusion energy research has in the past 40 years focused primarily on the tokamak concept, but recent advances in plasma theory and computational power have led to renewed interest in stellarators. The largest and most sophisticated stellarator in the world, Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X), has just started operation, with the aim to show that the earlier weaknesses of this concept have been addressed successfully, and that the intrinsic advantages of the concept persist, also at plasma parameters...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153531
Source: Nature Communications
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13493
Access Rights: Open Access

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