Effect of different tritium fractions on some plasma parameters in deuterium-tritium magnetic confinement fusion
Department of Nuclear Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Mazandaran, P. O. Box 47415-416, Babolsar, Iran
2 Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Mazandaran, P. O. Box 47415-416, Babolsar, Iran
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Accepted: 25 August 2016
Published online: 22 September 2016
Nearly all reactor projects have considered deuterium-tritium (D-T) fusion. The cross section of D-T reaction is larger than those of other fusion reactions, thus it is considered to be a more favorable reaction. The mix of fuel can vary. In this work, a comparison between the effects of different mixture of D-T fuel on the plasma parameters is made. A time dependence calculation of the fusion process is performed using the zero-dimensional model based on a coupled set of particle and energy balance equations in ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor). The time evolution of plasma parameters is also analyzed numerically.
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