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Thermal Performance of the MFTF Magnets

  • J. H. VanSant
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 29)

Abstract

A yin-yang pair of liquid-helium (LHe) cooled, superconducting magnets were tested last year at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) as part of a series of tests with the Mirror Fusion Test Facility (MFTF). These tests were performed to determine the success of engineering design used in major systems of the MFTF and to provide a technical base for rescoping from a single mirror facility to the large tandem mirror configuration (MFTF-B) now under construction. The magnets were cooled, operated at their design current and magnetic field, and warmed to atmospheric temperature. In this report, we describe their thermal behavior during these tests.

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Heat Load Thermal Performance Thermal Protection Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Vacuum Vessel 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. H. VanSant
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  1. 1.Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaLivermoreUSA

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