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Plasma physics for thermonuclear fusion reactors

lectures from a course held at the Joint Research Centre, Ispra (Italy), October-November 1979

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Published by Harwood Academic Publishers for the Commission of the European Communities in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Controlled fusion.,
  • Fusion reactors.,
  • Plasma confinement.,
  • Tokamaks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by G. Casini.
    SeriesIspra courses on nuclear engineering and technology,
    ContributionsCasini, G., Commission of the European Communities. Joint Research Center. Ispra Establishment.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC791.74 .P58 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination491 p. :
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4273933M
    ISBN 103718600919
    LC Control Number81020241

      Researchers have discovered mechanisms critical to interactions between hot plasma and surfaces facing the plasma inside a thermonuclear fusion reactor, part of work aimed at developing coatings. The course is focused on research and development of nuclear fusion with a view to its future use in power engineering. Students gain a detailed knowledge in plasma physics, principles of thermonuclear installations and the technology of their components.


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