Reversed Field Pinches (RFP TCP)

The RFP TCP shares instrumentation and carries out joint experiments to develop theories and models of the physics phenomenon of reversed-field pinches (RFP) and related technologies. 

Studying the reversed-field pinch through 3D imaging provides insights for the design of fusion technologies (shown here on the EXTRAP T2-R, Sweden).*

Activities

Co-ordinated experiments on RFP fusion devices:

  • EXTRAP T2-R (Sweden)
  • Madison Symmetric Torus (MST) (United States)
  • Reversed Field Experiment (RFX) (Italy)
  • Reversed Field Pinch of Low Aspect Ration (Japan)

Participants

Contracting Parties: 3


Website

The RFP TCP website is under development.

* Graphic courtesy of Erik Olofsson, General Atomics

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