Fusion Device data - Toroidal Pinch experiment - RX

Title of Device TPE-RX, Toroidal Pinch experiment - RX [1]
Organization National Institute of Advanced Undustrial Science and Technology
Location1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan
A. Device concept and components
Vacuum vessel: -- Plasma facing material: Stainless steel (SUS316L) [1]
Divertor/limiter facing material Molybdenum fixed limiters [1]
Working GasDuterium
Boundary configuration: Limiter
Toroidal magnetic field (on axis), B (T):
RemarksNormal conducting
B. Plasma geometry
Major radius, R(m): 1.72 [1]
Minor radius, a(m): 0.45 [1]
Plasma volume (m3): 6.9
Remarks:Circular cross-section
C. Plasma parameters (maximum values)
Central ion temperature, Ti (keV): 0.5 [2][3]
Central electron temperature, Te (keV): 1 [2][3]
Line averaged plasma density, <n> (1020 m-3): 0.4 [2][4]
Central electron density, n (1020 m-3): 0.5 [2][4]
Plasma current, I (MA): 0.5 achieved, 1.0 designed maximum [1][2]
Discharge pulse duration (s): 0.1 [1]
Plasma beta, <β> (%): 15% poloidal beta [2][3]
Stored energy, (MJ): 0.006 [2][3]
Energy confinement time, τE (s): 0.004 [2][3]
Remarks:2,6-8: improved confinement mode, 3,4: gas puffing
D. Plasma heating and current drive (device values)
Ohmic heating, (MW):15 [2]
NBI heating, (MW):1.9 [4]
RF heating: -IC: (MW):nil
RF heating: -EC: (MW):0.01
RF heating: -LH: (MW):nil
E. Reactor relevant plasma performance parameters
Triple fusion product, ( 1020 keV s m-3): 10-4-10-3
QDT factor (if available):-
F. Input information
Date of entry 7-May-2003
Data was entered by: Y.Yagi