The main parameters of SUNISTEdit
|On-axis magnetic field
||1500 gauss (0.15 T)
|Typical plasma current
Current research activitiesEdit
Alfven wave current drive experiments in spherical tokamak plasmas
Alfven wave can generate toroidal plasma current without density limits. This is very favourable for spherical tokamak plasmas, which have very high dielectric constants that makes LHCD or ECCD very hard.
- ^ Ying, Wang; Li, Zeng; Yexi, He; Team, SUNIST (2003). "Initial Plasma Startup Test on SUNIST Spherical Tokamak". Plasma Science and Technology. 5 (6): 2017–2022. doi:10.1088/1009-0630/5/6/001. ISSN 1009-0630.
- A Research Program of Spherical Tokamak in China
- Initial Plasma Startup Test on SUNIST Spherical Tokamak
- News about the construction of the SUNIST shperical tokamak (in Chinese)