The necessity of a better plasma current control during the startup phase asks for a toroidal loop voltage modulation obtained with the multi step reduction of the transfer energy resistor in the OH circuit. The paper begins discussing the characteristics of such a modulation; then describes the modifications realized and tested on the power supply and magnet systems to prove the feasibility of such an operation; finally, on the basis of the results obtained, describes the design of the making switch system, based on 100 mm thyristor valve.
|Publication status||Published - 1999|
|Event||18th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering (SOFE99) - , Unknown|
Duration: 1 Jan 1999 → …
|Conference||18th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering (SOFE99)|
|Period||1/1/99 → …|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
De Lorenzi, A., Bettini, P., Peruzzo, S., & Toigo, V. (1999). Thyristor making switch system for plasma startup control in RFX. Paper presented at 18th IEEE/NPSS Symposium on Fusion Engineering (SOFE99), Unknown.