IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Predictive control of the tokamak q profile to facilitate reproducibility of high-q min steady-state scenarios at DIII-D

2016 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA)

Author(s): William Wehner ; Menno Lauret ; Eugenio Schuster ; John R. Ferron ; Chris Holcomb ; Tim C. Luce ; David A. Humphreys ; Michael L. Walker ; Ben G. Penaflor ; Robert D. Johnson
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 2016
Conference Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Conference Date: 19 September 2016
Page(s): 629 - 634
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-5090-0755-4
DOI: 10.1109/CCA.2016.7587900
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We consider control of the q profile while simultaneously regulating the plasma stored energy for the DIII-D tokamak. The main objective is to improve the shot-to-shot reproducibility and... View More

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