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  • Implementación y simulación del tokamak esférico MEDUSA-CR: Etapa 1 

    Vargas-Blanco, Victor Iván; Mora-Meléndez, Jaime; Araya-Solano, Luis Alonso; Barillas-Mora, Laura (Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica. Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Extensión. Escuela de Física., 2018)
    El tokamak esférico MEDUSA (Madison EDUcation Small Aspect ratio spherical tokamak, con un radio mayor de R < 0.14 m, radio menor de a < 0.10 m, campo toroidal BT < 0.5 T, corriente del plasma Ip < 40 kA, y 3 ms de pulso) ...
  • Implementation of stellarator of Costa Rica 1 SCR-1 

    Vargas-Blanco, Ivan; Otárola-Zúñiga, Carlos; Zamora-Picado, Esteban; Mora-Meléndez, Jaime; Mora, A; Asenjo, J.; Villalobos, E (26th IEEE Symposium on Fusion Engineering, SOFE 2015, 2015)
    The SCR-1 is a small modular stellarator designed, constructed and is being implemented at Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica. The project is its final phase of commissioning and it is expected to be operational in June ...
  • Diagnóstico del Tokamak Esférico MEDUSA-CR 

    Vargas-Blanco, Iván; Mora-Meléndez, Jaime (Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica. Escuela de Física, 2017)
    El 20 de febrero de 2013 el Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica firmó el “Used Equipment Sales Agreement” con la “University of Wisconsin-Madison” de EE.UU donde se formaliza la compra por $ 1 (un dólar) de las partes ...
  • Engineering of the Stellarator of Costa Rica: SCR-1 

    Piedra, C.; Jiménez, W.; Esquivel, L.; Esquivel, R.; Sánchez, K.; González, J.; Mora-Meléndez, Jaime; Otárola-Zúñiga, Carlos; Vargas-Blanco, Iván (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015-03)
    This Paper aims at briefly describing the challenge of the design and construction of the Stellarator of Costa Rica 1 (SCR-1) [1]. The SCR-1 is a small modular Stellarator for magnetic confinement of plasma (Ro=0.238 m, ...
  • Constructing a small modular stellarator in Latin America 

    Asenjo, J.; Carvajal-Godínez, Johan; González-Gómez, J.; Soto-Soto, C.; Piedra, C.; Barillas-Mora, Laura; Mora-Meléndez, Jaime; Otárola-Zúñiga, Carlos; Zamora-Picado, Esteban; Vargas-Blanco, Iván (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015-03)
    This paper aims at briefly describing the design and construction issues of the stellarator of Costa Rica 1 (SCR-1). The SCR-1 is a small modular stellarator for magnetic confinement of plasma developed by the Plasma ...
  • Atmospheric-Pressure Non-thermal Plasma-JET effects on PS and PE surfaces 

    Arrieta, J.; Asenjo, J.; Solís, Y.; Vargas-Blanco, Iván (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015-03)
    The Atmospheric-Pressure Non-Thermal Plasma (APNTP) has become a topic of a great interest for a wide spectrum of applications in different industry branches, including the surface of treatment processes. In this work we ...
  • Transport, stability and plasma control studies in the TJ-II stellarator 

    Sánchez, J.; Alegre, D.; Alonso, A.; Alonso, J.; Alvarez, P.; Arévalo, J.; Ascasíbar, E.; Baciero, A.; Baiao, D.; Barcala, J. (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015-07)
    The main TJ-II results since 2012 are presented in this overview. Impurity confinement is studied showing an isotopic dependence of impurity confinement time, asymmetries in parallel impurity flows in TJ-II ion-root plasmas ...
  • Copper deposition on fabrics by rf plasma sputtering for medical applications 

    Segura, G.; Guzmán, P.; Zúñiga, P.; Chaves, S.; Barrantes, Y.; Navarro, G.; Asenjo, J.; Guadamuz, S.; Vargas, V.; Chaves, J. (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015-03)
    The present work is about preparation and characterization of RF sputtered Cu films on cotton by the usage of a Magnetron Sputter Source and 99.995% purity Cu target at room temperature. Cotton fabric samples of 1, 2 and ...
  • Are magnetic resonances practical transport controllers in fusion plasmas? the TJ-II experience 

    López-Bruna, D.; Romero, J.; Vargas-Blanco, Iván (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2015-03)
    The TJ-II stellarator is a mid-size Heliac design (high rotational transform, low magnetic shear) that allows for external control of the rotational transform profile. The long experience with locating diverse magnetic ...
  • Desarrollo de un laboratorio de metrología dimensional y de temperatura. 

    Lobo-Zamora, Juan Carlos; Gutiérrez-Fallas, Dionisio; Montero-Zeledón, Ernesto (Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 2010)
    This building activity research is focused on developing appropriate conditions to enable the School of Physics have an Metrology Laboratory in temperature and dimensional variables. Across the project was managed ...