HIT-SI

Fusion Approach

Spheromak

Key Technologies

Steady Inductive Helicity Injection (SIHI)

Experimental Results
PublicationDensity (m-3)Temperature (keV)Energy Confinement Time (s)Triple Product (m-3 keV s)
Derivation of dynamo curr... 1×1019(electron) 
Publications Describing Device

Derivation of dynamo current drive in a closed-current volume and stable current sustainment in the HIT-SI experiment

Imposed-dynamo current drive

Plasma response to sustainment with imposed-dynamo current drive in HIT-SI and HIT-SI3

Notes

Current amplification of 3.9 was achieved. Toroidal current of 90 kA.

Affiliated Organizations

University of Washington

In Operation

2005 - present