Development of Divertor Plasma Simulators with High Heat Flux Plasmas and its Application to Nuclear Fusion Study: A Review



This overview describes recent studies of nuclear fusion by using divertor plasma simulators generating high heat flux plasma. The experimental results regarding plasma-material interaction related to tungsten and carbon dusts, and detached recombining plasma are reviewed. © 2009 Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.