HL-2A

Summary

HL-2A (Huan-Liuqi-2A) is a medium-sized tokamak for fusion research in Chengdu, China.[1] It was constructed by the China National Nuclear Corporation from early 1999 to 2002, based on the main components (magnet coils and plasma vessel) of the former German ASDEX device.[2] HL-2A was the first tokamak with a divertor in China.[3] The research goals of HL-2A are the study of fundamental fusion plasma physics to support the international ITER fusion reactor.

HL-2A
Huan-Liuqi-2A
Device typeTokamak
LocationChengdu, Sichuan, China
AffiliationChina National Nuclear Corporation, Southwestern Institute of Physics
Technical specifications
Major radius1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Minor radius0.4 m (1 ft 4 in)
Magnetic field2.8 T (28,000 G)
Heating power11 MW
Discharge durations
Plasma current0.48 MA
History
Date(s) of construction1999
Year(s) of operation2002–present
Succeeded byHL-2M

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liu, Dequan; Zhou, Caipin; Cao, Zeng; Yan, Jiancheng; Liu, Yong (2003). "Construction of the HL-2A tokamak". Fusion Engineering and Design. 66–68: 147–151. doi:10.1016/S0920-3796(03)00165-0. ISSN 0920-3796.
  2. ^ Isabella Milch (2002-12-02). "ASDEX – German fusion device now re-operating in China".
  3. ^ "HL-2A". SIno-French Fusion Energy centeR. 2017-11-17.