By Weston M. Stacey(auth.)

This moment version of a favored textbook is carefully revised with round 25% new and up-to-date content.

It offers an advent to either plasma physics and fusion expertise at a degree that may be understood through complicated undergraduates and graduate scholars within the actual sciences and similar engineering disciplines.

As such, the contents disguise quite a few plasma confinement ideas, the aid applied sciences had to confine the plasma, and the designs of ITER in addition to destiny fusion reactors.

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Stacey Copyright Ó 2010 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. 1 Cylindrical plasma column. and 1 2 2 2 pðrÞ ¼ m0 jz0 ða Àr Þ r < a 4 The isobaric surfaces are r ¼ constant annuli. The current, jz and the magnetic ﬁeld Bq lie in the annuli, that is, there is no r-component of either j or B. When a long cylinder is bent (ﬁguratively) to form a torus, the ﬂux surfaces remain, to a good approximation, nested annuli, but now with a small deformation and displacement due to the toroidicity. The ﬂux surfaces become somewhat more complicated for other magnetic geometries, but retain the general property of being nested surfaces that are more or less parallel to the outer surface of the plasma.

Weston M. Stacey Copyright Ó 2010 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. 1 Cylindrical plasma column. and 1 2 2 2 pðrÞ ¼ m0 jz0 ða Àr Þ r < a 4 The isobaric surfaces are r ¼ constant annuli. The current, jz and the magnetic ﬁeld Bq lie in the annuli, that is, there is no r-component of either j or B. When a long cylinder is bent (ﬁguratively) to form a torus, the ﬂux surfaces remain, to a good approximation, nested annuli, but now with a small deformation and displacement due to the toroidicity. The ﬂux surfaces become somewhat more complicated for other magnetic geometries, but retain the general property of being nested surfaces that are more or less parallel to the outer surface of the plasma.

S0 Þ ¼ Æ À1=2 Bmax À1 vk ðs0 Þ Bmin Noting that v? 2. The magnetic ﬁeld in a simple mirror has both curvature and gradient. Thus, curvature and rB drifts will be present. 1, these drifts are seen to be in the q direction, vc ¼À vrB ¼ 1 2 mv2k B Â nc eRc mv2? e B2 ¼ mv2k eRc B nq 1 mv2 B Â rB 2 ? 2 Loss cone. resulting in rotation about the axis of symmetry, but no net radial motion. Hence, the drifts do not destroy conﬁnement. Particles with v? 2 are lost immediately. Other particles scatter into the loss cone and then are lost.