2013, XXV, 801 p. 499 illus., 44 illus. in color. With online files/update.
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Informs readers about the technology issues of magnetic fusion research
Full revision of successful first edition updated to reflect the developments in technology since 1982
Includes numerous illustrations to help the reader's understanding
Magnetic Fusion Technology describes the technologies that are required for successful development of nuclear fusion power plants using strong magnetic fields. These technologies include: • magnet systems, • plasma heating systems, • control systems, • energy conversion systems, • advanced materials development, • vacuum systems, • cryogenic systems, • plasma diagnostics, • safety systems, and • power plant design studies. Magnetic Fusion Technology will be useful to students and to specialists working in energy research.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Fusion Reactors - Fusion Technology - Magnetic Fusion - Nuclear Energy - Nuclear Power Plants - Polywell Reactor - Tokomak Reactor