EC Radiative Transport and Losses in DEMO-like High-Temperature Plasmas
1 Fusion for Energy, Josep Pla 2, Barcelona, 08019, Spain
2 Physics Department, University of Pavia, Pavia, 27100, Italy
3 Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching, 85748, Germany
a Corresponding author: Ferran.email@example.com
Published online: 12 March 2015
Electron cyclotron (EC) wave power losses tend to play a significant role in the local electron power balance of a tokamak fusion reactor for electron temperatures above 35 keV as considered for steady-state operation. Using the RAYTEC code a comparative study of EC wave and bremsstrahlung contributions to the local and total power balance in relation to the α-particle heating power was carried out for a range of plasma conditions, wall reflection coefficients of the EC waves, and magnetic fields.
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