• English
  • العربية
  • 中文
  • Français
  • Русский
  • Español

You are here

Fusion Physics

English STI/PUB/1562 978-92-0-130410-0
1129 90.00 2012

Download PDF (34.15 MB)

Description

This publication is a comprehensive reference for graduate students and an invaluable guide for more experienced researchers. It provides an introduction to nuclear fusion and its status and prospects, and features specialized chapters written by leaders in the field, presenting the main research and development concepts in fusion physics. It starts with an introduction to the case for the development of fusion as an energy source. Magnetic and inertial confinement are addressed. Dedicated chapters focus on the physics of confinement, the equilibrium and stability of tokamaks, diagnostics, heating and current drive by neutral beam and radiofrequency waves, and plasma–wall interactions. While the tokamak is a leading concept for the realization of fusion, other concepts (helical confinement and, in a broader sense, other magnetic and inertial configurations) are also addressed in the book. At over 1100 pages, this publication provides an unparalleled resource for fusion physicists and engineers.

More Information on reusing IAEA copyright material.

How to purchase print copies

Resources

  1. Employment
  2. Women
  3. Press

Stay in touch

Newsletter