Plasma containment

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In nuclear physics, plasma containment refers to the act of maintaining a plasma in a discrete volume. For example, a toroidal fusion reactor is a plasma containment device. Electromagnetic interaction must often be used since plasma is ordinarily hotter than the degradation temperature of any known material.[1]

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  1. ^ Cap, Ferdinand F. (1976). "8. Plasma confinement". Handbook on plasma instabilities. New York (etc.): Academic Press. pp. 131–178. ISBN 9780323148757.