Plasma Physics and Fusion

Plasma Physics and Fusion

Electron Beam Injection into a Toroidal Vacuum Chamber

Resistive Instabilities in a Low-Energy Theta Pinch”, James Benford, R.H. Lovberg and G.B.F. Niblett, Phys. Fluids, 11, 218 (1968).

Ion and Electron Temperature and Density by Thomson Scattering with a Low Resolution Monochrometer”, R.E. Siemon and James Benford, Phys. Fluids, 12, 249 (1969).

Rotation During the Implosion Phase of a Theta Pinch”, James Benford, Phys. Fluids, 15, 435 (1972).

Intense Electron Beams–A Fusion Match?”, James Benford and Gregory Benford, New Scientist, 56, 514 (1972).

Motion of Intense Beams in Toroidal Fields”, James Benford, Sid Putnam, Charles Stallings, John Guillory, and Steve Shope, Phys. Rev. Letters, 31, 346 (1973).

Compression and Stability Studies of High ν/γ Beams”, Charles Stallings, Richard Schneider, and James Benford, J. Vac. Sci. Technol, 10, 959 (1973).

Dynamics of Intense Relativistic Electron Beams in Toroidal Fields”, James Benford, John Guillory, and Charles Stallings, J. of Appl. Phys., 45, 1657 (1974).

Injection and Control of Intense Relativistic Electron Beams in a Torus”, James Benford, Bruce Ecker, and Vern Bailey, Phys. Rev. Lett., 33, 574 (1974).

Plasma Heating with Ultra-Intense Relativistic Electron Beams”, Dan Prono, Bruce Ecker, Neal Bergstrom, J.ames Benford, and Sid Putnam, Physics International Document PIFR-557, (1975).

Plasma-Return-Current Heating by Relativistic Electron Beams with ν/γ ~ 10”, Dan Prono, Bruce Ecker, Neal Bergstrom and James Benford, Phys. Rev. Lett., 35, 438 (1975).

Electronbeam Heating for Fusion”, James Benford, Laser Focus, p. 45, (July 1975).

Heating of Linear and Toroidal Fusion Devices by High Intensity Electron Beams”, Sid Putnam, Vern Bailey, James Benford and Ted Young, Proc. 7th. Eur. Conf. on Controlled Fusion and Plasma Physics, Lausanne, p. 86 (1975).

Electron Beam Heating of Linear Fusion Devices”, J. Benford, T.S.T. Young, B. Ecker, D. Dakin, I. Smith, S. Putnam, and V. Bailey, Proc. of International Topical Conf. on Electron Beam Res. and Technology, G. Yonas, ed. SAND-76-5122, Albuquerque, N.M. (1976).

Relativistic Electron Beam-Heated Linear Reactors”, S. Putnam, J. Benford, V. Bailey, B. Ecker, D. Dakin, and T.S.T. Young, Proc. of the High-Beta Workshop, LASL, ERDA-76/108, E. Oktay, ed. (1976).

E-Beam Heated Linear Solenoid Reactors”, J. Benford, V. Bailey, and D. Oliver, Proc. of 2nd Topical Conf. on Technology of Controlled Nuclear Fusion, American Nuclear Society; USERDA Conf. 760935-Part II, p. 383, (1976).

Electron Beam Heated Solenoid Reactors for Breeding Fissile Fuels”, R. Cooper, V. Bailey, J. Benford, D. Oliver, and M. Di Capua, Proc. of US-USSR Symposium on Fusion-Fission Reactors, p 207, USERDA Conf. 760733, (1976).

Progress Toward Relativistic Electron Beam Heating of Magnetically Confined Systems”, J. Benford, V. Bailey, T.S.T. Young, D. Dakin, E. Ecker, S. Putnam, M. Di Capua, and R. Cooper, Proc. 6th Int’l. Conf. on Plasma Physics and Controlled Nuclear Fusion Research, Vol., II, 543, IAEA, Vienna (1977).

Electron-Beam Transport for Inertial Fusion”, James Benford, J. Appl. Phys., 48, 2320 (1977).

Electron Beam Heated Solenoid Reactors for Fusion Power and Fissile Fuel Breeding”, James Benford, Proc. 12th Intersociety Energy Conf., Wash. D.C., (August 1977).

Electron Beam Driven Tokamaks”, V. Bailey, R. Cooper, J. Benford, and H. Helava, Proc. 8th Symp. on Engr. Prob. of Fusion Res., IEEE 79CH1441-5, p. 901 (1979).

A Unified Pulsed Power Development Plan for ICF”, J. Benford, G. Simcox, T. Naff, O. Zucker, and R. Cooper, Proc. 8th Symp. on Engr. Prob. of Fusion Res., IEEE 79CH1441-5, p. 1220 (1979).

E-Beams and Power Conditioning for KrF Laser Fusion”, J. Benford, D. Dakin, G. Frazier, T. Naff, Y.G. Chen, and T.S.T. Young, Physics International Document PIIR-3-80, (October 1980).

Beamline for a Light Ion Fusion Demonstration Reactor”, T.S.T. Young and J. Benford, Laser and Particle Beams, 2, p. 61 (1984).

Microwave Beam-Driven Sail Flight Experiments”, James Benford, Gregory Benford, Keith Goodfellow, Raul Perez, Henry Harris, and Timothy Knowles, Proc. Space Technology and Applications International Forum, Space Exploration Technology Conf, AIP Conf. Proceedings 552, ISBN 1-56396-980-7STAIF, pg. 540, (2001).

E-Beam ICF for Daedalus Reconsidered”, James Benford, Project Icarus Research Note, (2012).