Ion current losses in the convolute and inner magnetically insulated transmission line of the Z machine

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Eduardo M. Waisman; M. P. Desjarlais; M. E. Cuneo; (2019)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Journal: Physical Review Accelerators and Beams (issn: 2469-9888)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.030402
  • Subject: QC770-798 | Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity
    arxiv: Physics::Plasma Physics

We introduce a 1D planar static model to elucidate the underlying mechanism of large ion current losses in the vacuum convolute and the inner magnetically insulated transmission line (MITL) of the Z machine. We consider E×B electron flow, parallel to the electrodes, and... View more
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