The Frascati Tokamak Upgrade LH Systems


The Radio Frequency Team of the Frascati ENEA Laboratories has a significant experience in the design and commissioning of high power microwave systems for the heating of thermonuclear plasmas.

Three different systems in the Lower Hybrid range of frequencies are currently operating in Frascati:

  1. The FTU Lower Hybrid Heating & Current Drive System
  2. The 8 GHz, 500 kW, test facility
  3. The 8 GHz, 25 kW, test facility


This page maintained by: Francesco Mirizzi



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