By Donald A. Norman
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To this end the basic Ά - 2 coil is modulated to generate a large sideband to which we ascribe the i The - -1 label essential complication because of conventions adopted in the NGEOM - 5 option. features is of the Helias are retained, but most of the gone. A free boundary run of this i - -1,2 stellarator 51 can be used to specify its winding law. For that purpose we represent the boundary values of the scalar potential φ - PT in Subroutine PBOU by the formula PT - C2*V + VERT*Z + on a control surface AMPH*WRAD*ATAN(SIN(2U-V)/(WRAD-COS(2U-V))) swept out by a rotating ellipse with a helical excursion.
To improve the coordinate system we set as discussed in Section 3, and NAC was put equal to 400 so that the acceleration scheme is not invoked until after the run has been launched. 2. 0000 39 Fig. 12. Typical cross sections of the TJ-II Heliac designed at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for an experiment to be built in Spain. 40 9. Heliac stability for an m - 3 mode The ideal helical the it and form symmetry. of a Heliac is a stellarator with two-dimensional β can be achieved in such a configuration, and High confinement time r increases dramatically.
If solving a boundary of the to Dirichlet magnetic were problem, produce equilibrium. The winding law is boundary condition on the scalar field which is imposed at an outer control potential Neumann necessary a Heliac the calculated outside that surface by one might estimate the shape of the coils equilibrium by examining the jump in the tangential derivative of that potential, which is related to the surface current. values Without of winding the law such a calculation our representation of the boundary potential merely gives a qualitative description of the (cf.