Alcator C

Fusion Approach

Tokamak

Design Parameters
Major Radius (m)Minor Radius (m)Plasma Current (MA)Toroidal Magnetic Field (T)Duration (s)
0.640.170.912
Experimental Results
PublicationDensity (m-3)Temperature (keV)Energy Confinement Time (s)Triple Product (m-3 keV s)
Energy Confinement of Hig... 1×1021(electron)1.4(electron) 1.5(ion)5×10-27.5×1019
Publications Describing Device

Energy Confinement of High-Density Pellet-Fueled Plasmas in the Alcator C Tokamak

Affiliated Organizations

MIT

In Operation

1979 - 1987