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Design of a large helical system for magnetic fusion experiments


Author: P. R. Garabedian
Journal: Math. Comp. 52 (1989), 539-543
MSC: Primary 76W05; Secondary 65N99, 76-04, 76X05
MathSciNet review: 958872
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Abstract: Computer codes are described that solve the partial differential equations of ideal magnetohydrodynamics describing toroidal equilibrium of a plasma. These numerical methods are applied to find a helical coil winding law for stellarator experiments designed so that the parallel current is relatively low.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1989-0958872-1
PII: S 0025-5718(1989)0958872-1
Article copyright: © Copyright 1989 American Mathematical Society