spherator

spherator

[′sfe‚rād·ər]
(plasma physics)
One of the class of low-β, low-density, quasi-steady-state closed devices (like Tokamak) used in studying production of electric power by fusion.
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In 1968, he invented a new type of magnetic bottle to confine fusion plasmas called the Spherator, which according to his theoretical predictions, would reduce plasma turbulence under controlled conditions.