Enhanced Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) Design Work Prevents Heat Loss

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Wendelstein 7-X-Plasma Vessel Interior
Wendelstein 7-X-Plasma Vessel Interior

Design work and testing on the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) stellarator has shown that the leaking of hot core plasma to the cooler edges has been reduced as a result. The design work is actually on the the W7-X coils that help shape the magnetic field that controls the plasma.

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https://phys.org/news/2020-02-w7-x-fusion-device-enables-obstacles.html