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Plasma and Fusion Research

Volume 3, S1046 (2008)

Regular Articles

Search for Very-High-β MHD Stable Quasi-Isodynamic Configurations
Vladimir R. BOVSHUK, W. Anthony COOPER1), Mikhail I. MIKHAILOV, Jürgen NÜHRENBERG2) and Vitalii D. SHAFRANOV
Nuclear Fusion Institute, Kurchatov Institute, Russia
Centre de Recherches an Physique des Plasmas, Euratom Association, EPFL, Switzerland
Institut für Plasmaphysik, EURATOM Association, Germany
(Received 15 November 2007 / Accepted 25 March 2008 / Published 5 August 2008)


Quasi-isodynamic configurations offer the possibility of very good energetic particle confinement. They seem to offer the possibility of achieving very high plasma β, too.


stellarator, quasi-isodynamicity, MHD stability, very high plasma β

DOI: 10.1585/pfr.3.S1046


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This paper may be cited as follows:

Vladimir R. BOVSHUK, W. Anthony COOPER, Mikhail I. MIKHAILOV, Jürgen NÜHRENBERG and Vitalii D. SHAFRANOV, Plasma Fusion Res. 3, S1046 (2008).