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Papers and Publications

A.L. Hoffman, L.C. Steinhauer, H. Ferrari and R. Farengo,
"Advances in singly connected closed field line plasma devices and extrapolation to POP level experiments and reactors",
Nuclear Fusion 49, 055018 (2009)

K.E. Miller, J.A. Grossnickle, R.D. Brooks, C.L. Deards, T.E. DeHart, M. Dellinger, M.B. Fishburn, H.Y. Guo, B. Hansen, J.W. Hayward, A.L. Hoffman, W.S. Kimball, K.Y. Lee, D.E. Lotz, P.A. Melnik, R.D. Milroy, Z.A. Pietrzyk, and G.C. Vlases University of Washington, Redmond Plasma Physics Laboratory
F.S. Ohuchi and A. Tankut, University of Washington, Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
"The TCS Upgrade: Design, Construction, Conditioning, and Enhanced RMF FRC Performance",
Fusion Science and Technology 54, 946 (2008)

H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, R. D. Milroy, L. C. Steinhauer, R. D. Brooks, C. L. Deards, J. A. Grossnickle, P. Melnik, K. E. Miller, and G. C. Vlases,
"Improved confinement and current drive of high temperature field reversed configurations in the new translation, confinement, and sustainment upgrade device",
Phys. Plasmas 15, 056101 (2008)

R.D. Milroy, and L.C. Steinhauer,
"Toroidal field stabilization of the rotational instability in field-reversed configurations",
Phys. Plasmas 15, 022508 (2008)

Loren Steinhauer,
"Equilibrium rotation in field-reversed configurations",
Phys. Plasmas 15, 012505 (2008)

H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, and R. D. Milroy,
"Rotating magnetic field current drive of high-temperature field reversed configurations with high zeta scaling",
Phys. Plasmas 14, 112502 (2007)

H.Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, L. C. Steinhauer, K. E. Miller, and R. D. Milroy,
"Evidence of Relaxation and Spontaneous Transition to a High-Confinement State in High-Beta Steady-State Plasmas Sustained by Rotating Magnetic Fields",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 235002 (2006)

H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, K. E. Miller, and L. C. Steinhauer,
"Improved Stability and Confinement in a High-b Relaxed Plasma State",
J. Fusion Energy 26, 53 (2006)

R. D. Milroy, H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, and L. C. Steinhauer,
"Antisymmetric RMF Current Drive in FRCs",
J. Fusion Energy 26, 123 (2006)

A. L. Hoffman, H. Y. Guo, K. E. Miller, and R. D. Milroy,
"Confinement & Current Drive Measurements for Steady-State FRCs",
J. Fusion Energy 26, 67 (2006)

A.L. Hoffman, H.Y. Guo, K.E. Miller, R.D. Milroy,
"Principal Physics of Rotating Magnetic Field Current Drive of FRCs",
Phys. Plasmas 13, 012507 (2006)

L. C. Steinhauer and H. Y. Guo,
"Nearby-fluids equilibria. II. Zonal flows in a high-beta, self-organized plasma experiment",
Phys. Plasmas 13, 052514 (2006)

Loren C. Steinhauer, and Akio Ishida,
"Nearby-fluids equilibria. I. Formalism and transition to single-fluid magnetohydrodynamics",
Phys. Plasmas 13, 052513 (2006)

Loren Steinhauer, Houyang Guo, Alan Hoffman, Akio Ishida, and Dmitri Ryutov,
"Modeling of field-reversed configuration experiment with large safety factor",
Phys. Plasmas 13, 056119 (2006)

H.Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, L. C. Steinhauer, and K. E. Miller,
Observations of improved stability and confinement in a high- self-organized FRC-ST configuration,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 175001 (2005)

H.Y. Guo, A.L. Hoffman, R.D. Milroy, K.E. Miller, and G.R. Votroubek,
Stabilization of interchange modes by rotating magnetic fields,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 185001 (2005)

H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, and L. C. Steinhauer,
Observations of improved confinement in field reversed configurations sustained by antisymmetric rotating magnetic fields,
Phys. Plasmas 12, 062507 (2005)

Houyang Guo,
"Recent Results on Field Reversed Configurations from the Translation, Confinement and Sustainment Experiment",
Plasma Sci. & Technol. 7, 2605 (2005)

Richard D. Milroy and H.Y. Guo,
Rotating magnetic quadrupole current drive for field-reversed configurations,
Phys. Plasmas 12, 072503 (2005)

A.L. Hoffman, H.Y. Guo, K.E. Miller, R.D. Milroy,
Long Pulse FRC Sustainment with Enhanced Edge Driven Rotating Magnetic Field Current Drive,
Nucl. Fusion 45, 176 (2005)

H.Y. Guo, A.L. Hoffman K.E. Miller, and L.C. Steinhauer,
"Flux conservation and evidence of relaxation in a high-ß plasma formed by high-speed injection into a mirror confinement structure",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 245001 (2004)

H.Y. Guo, A.L. Hoffman,
"Sustainment of Elongated FRCs with Localized Rotating Magnetic Field (RMF) Current Drive",
Phys. Plasmas 11, 1087 (2004)

Richard D. Milroy and Kenneth E. Miller,
"Edge-Driven Rotating Magnetic Field Current Drive of FRC's ",
Phys. Plasmas 11, 633 (2004)

A.F. Lifschitz, R. Farengo, and A.L. Hoffman,
"Calculations of Tangential Neutral Beam Injection current drive effciency for present moderate flux FRCs",
Nucl. Fusion 44 1015 (2004)

John T. Slough, Samuel P. Andreason, and Richard D. Milroy,
"Plasma resistivity profile measurement from an external radio-frequency magnetic coil",
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 75 3807 (2004)

A.L. Hoffman, H.Y. Guo, R.D. Milroy, and Z.A. Pietrzyk,
Resistivity Scaling of Rotating Magnetic Field Current Drive in FRCs",
Nucl. Fusion 43 1091 (2003)

M. Landreman, C. D. Cothran, M. R. Brown, M. Kostora, and J. T. Slough,
"Rapid multiplexed data acquisition: Application to three-dimensional magnetic field measurements in a turbulent laboratory plasma",
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 74, 2361 (2003)

A.L. Hoffman, H.Y. Guo, J.T. Slough, S.J. Tobin, L.S. Schrank, W.A. Reass, and G.A. Wurden
"The TCS rotating magnetic field FRC current-drive experiment",
Fusion Science and Technology 41, 92 (2002)

H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, R. D. Brooks, A. M. Peter, Z. A. Pietrzyk, S. J. Tobin, and G. R. Votroubek,
"Formation and steady-state maintenance of field reversed configurationusing rotating magnetic field current drive",
Phys. Plasmas 9, 185 (2002)

Loren C. Steinhauer,
"Double mode condensates of a flowing plasma as possible relaxed states",
Phys. Plasmas 9, 3767 (2002)

Loren C. Steinhauer,
"End-shorting and electric field in edge plasmas with application to field-reversed configurations ",
Phys Plasmas 9, 3851 (2002)

S. J. Tobin, W. A. Reass, L. S. Schrank, G. A. Wurden, H. Y. Guo, A. L. Hoffman, and D. Lotz,
"Rotating magnetic field oscillator system for current drive in the translation, confinement, and sustainment experiment",
Rev. Sci. Instrum, 72, 3528 (2001)

J. T. Slough and K. E. Miller,
"Small, high frequency probe for internal magnetic field measurements in high temperature plasmas",
Rev. Sci. Instrum, 72, 417 (2001)

Naotaka Iwasawa, Akio Ishida, and Loren C. Steinhauer,
"Linear gyroviscous stability of field-reversed configurations with static equilibrium",
Phys. Plasmas 8, 1240 (2001)

Richard D. Milroy
"Effects of open field line plasma on rotating magnetic field current drive in a field-reversed configuration",
Phys. Plasmas 8, 2804 (2001)

Loren C. Steinhauer,
"Transient and quasisteady behavior with rotating magnetic field current drive",
Phys. Plasmas 8, 3367 (2001)

Loren C. Steinhauer, Hideaki Yamada, and Akio Ishida,
"Two-fluid flowing equilibria of compact plasmas",
Phys. Plasmas 8, 4053 (2001)

J. T. Slough, K. E. Miller, D. E. Lotz, and M. R. Kostora,
"Multimegawatt solid state rf driver for generating rotating magnetic fields",
Rev. Sci. Instrum., 71, 3210 (2000)

A.L. Hoffman,
"Rotating magnetic feld current drive of FRCs subject to equilibrium constraints",
Nuclear Fusion, 40, 1523 (2000)

J. T. Slough and K. E. Miller,
"Enhanced Confinement and Stability of a Field-Reversed Configuration with Rotating Magnetic Field Current Drive",
Phys. Rev. Lett., 85 1444 (2000)

Naotaka Iwasawa, Akio Ishida, and Loren C. Steinhauer,
"Tilt mode stability scaling in field-reversed configurations with finite Larmor radius effect",
Phys. Plasmas 7, 931 (2000)

J. T. Slough and K. E. Miller,
"Flux generation and sustainment of a field reversed configuration with rotating magnetic field current drive",
Phys. Plasmas 7, 1945 (2000)

S. A. Cohen and R. D. Milroy,
"Maintaining the closed magnetic-field-line topology of a field-reversed configuration with the addition of static transverse magnetic fields",
Phys. Plasmas, 7, 2539, (2000)

Richard D. Milroy,
"A magnetohydrodynamic model of rotating magnetic field current drive in a field-reversed configuration",
Phys. Plasmas 7, 4135 (2000)

J. T. Slough and A. L. Hoffman,
"Penetration of a transverse magnetic field by an accelerated field-reversed configuration",
Phys. Plasmas 6, 253 (1999)

Loren C. Steinhauer,
"Formalism for multi-fluid equilibria with flow",
Phys. Plasmas 6, 2734 (1999)

Richard D. Milroy,
"A numerical study of rotating magnetic fields as a current drive for field reversed configurations",
Phys. Plasmas 6, 2771 (1999)

Alan L. Hoffman,
"Flux buildup in field reversed configurations using rotating magnetic fields",
Phys. Plasmas 5, 979 (1998)

L. C. Steinhauer and A. Ishida,
"Relaxation of a two-species magnetofluid and application to finite-beta flowing plasmas",
Phys. Plasmas 5, 2609 (1998)

L. C. Steinhauer and A. Ishida,
"Relaxation of a Two-Specie Magnetofluid",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 3423 (1997)

A. Ishida, N. Shibata, and L. C. Steinhauer,
"Fast local mode properties in field-reversed configurations",
Phys. Plasmas 3, 4278 (1996)

J. T. Slough, A. L. Hoffman, R. D. Milroy, R. Maqueda, and L. C. Steinhauer,
"Transport, energy balance, and stability of a large field-reversed configuration",
Phys. Plasmas 2, 2286 (1995)


Reports

The TCS Program
Translation, Confinement, and Sustainment of FRCs Final Report (7/00-1/03)
(PDF Format)
(Word Format)

TCS Edge Studies
Grant DE-FG03-01ER-546537 Final Technical Report
(PDF Format)

FRC History, Physics, & RPPL Program
Review for TV George & Sam Barish
(Powerpoint Format)


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