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On Galateas — magnetic traps with plasma-embedded conductors

 a,  b
a National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute, pl. akad. Kurchatova 1, Moscow, 123182, Russian Federation
b M.V. Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Miusskaya pl. 4, Moscow, 125047, Russian Federation

The introduction of plasma-embedded magnetically insulated current-carrying conductors into a plasma trap magnetic system radically increases the number of possible trap designs. The present review focuses on the studies of β = 1 Galateas conducted in the 1990s. Both general and design-specific Galatea properties are discussed and for a number of specific schemes analytical and numerical calculations are performed. Experimental data on a number of electrical discharge Galateas are presented.

Fulltext is available at IOP
PACS: 52.55.−s, 52.55.Lf, 52.55.Mg (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1998v041n11ABEH000501
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/1998/11/a/
Citation: Morozov A I, Savel’ev V V "On Galateas — magnetic traps with plasma-embedded conductors" Phys. Usp. 41 1049–1089 (1998)
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