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Hold plasma into one spot with magnetic field?

  1. Jun 21, 2015 #1
    Hi, I curoius if there is any way to hold plasma into one spherical ball intead of donut as seen in tokamak using magnetic field? I have came up with a few design but it doesn't seem to do it.

    Thank you.
     
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  3. Jun 21, 2015 #2

    Drakkith

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    The Polywell design does this to some extent. It's not exactly a sphere, but it's much closer than a doughnut.
     
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