HIT-SI3

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)
Plasma response to sustai...  0.03(ion)
Plasma response to sustai... 4×1019(electron) 
Publications Describing Device

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

Notes

Current amplification was greater than 3. Current amplification is an important quantity for spheromaks.

Affiliated Organizations

University of Washington

In Operation

2015 - present