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Nuclear Physics

By Robert Jungk

ISBN-10: 0156141507

ISBN-13: 9780156141505

An account of the notable scientists who stumbled on that nuclear fission was once attainable after which grew to become considering its implications. Index. Translated through James Cleugh.

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2. Ejima et al. (1982); Doublet III. 3. Merezhkin (see Lenov et al. (1980)); T11. 4. Efthimion et al. (1984); TFTR. 5. Equipe TFR (1980); mainly TFR. 6. Cordey et al. (1985a); JET. 7. Goldston (1984); results combined from 12 tokamaks. 2 lists the values of the indices obtained for a wide range of tokamak variables. When an integer value was clearly indicated by the observations, this was chosen by some authors even though not quite statistically optimal. Only one group ventured a value for αT ; this was obtained indirectly, via an experimental determination of the thermal diffusivity.

28fT ) , where fT denotes the trapped fraction. 72), HHR is the Hazeltine et al. form, HHB is the Hirshman et al. formula and WES is the expression quoted by Wesson, which in fact is scarcely distinguishable from the HHR expression. The fact that the straightforward UTF formula lies above the neoclassical curves implies that in neoclassical theory the ‘returning’ electrons more than cancel out the ‘continuing’ electrons; no physical mechanism has been suggested to explain this odd result. 72), which is not very different from the quoted neoclassical expressions.

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