Trapping of Gun-Injected Plasma by a Tokamak
A. W. Leonard, R. N. Dexter, and J. C. Sprott
Department of Physics, University
of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706
(Received 24 January 1986)
It is shown that a plasma produced by a Marshall gun can be injected into
and trapped by a tokamak plasma. Gun injection raises the line-averaged
density and peaks the density profile. Trapping of the gun-injected plasma
is explainable in terms of a depolarization current mechanism.
Ref: A. W. Leonard, R. N. Dexter, and J. C. Sprott,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 57, 333-336 (1986)
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