Influence of toroidal field ripple and resonant magnetic perturbations on global 13C transport in ASDEX Upgrade

J. Miettunen, M. I. Airila, M. Groth, V. Lindholm, T. Makkonen, S. Äkäslompolo

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    Abstract

    Abstract In this study, 3D orbit-following simulations with the ASCOT code of a tracer injection experiment on ASDEX Upgrade (AUG) are carried out to investigate the influence of toroidal field (TF) ripple and resonant magnetic perturbations (RMPs) on global 13C transport in the scrape-off layer (SOL). The conducted ASCOT simulations predict ripple to induce toroidal periodicity into the 13C deposition pattern. For resonant magnetic perturbations, the deposition pattern was observed to be locally influenced in the vicinity of the in-vessel coils creating the perturbations. In both cases, however, the global large-scale deposition of 13C remained unchanged compared to the case of an axisymmetric magnetic field.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number48592
    Pages (from-to)459-462
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Nuclear Materials
    Volume463
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2015
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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