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Conventional Fusion FAQ Glossary Part 10/26 (J)


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Glossary Part 10:  Terms beginning with "J"

FREQUENTLY USED TERMS IN CONVENTIONAL FUSION RESEARCH 
AND PLASMA PHYSICS

Edited by Robert F. Heeter, rfheeter@pppl.gov

Guide to Categories:
 
* = plasma/fusion/energy vocabulary
& = basic physics vocabulary 
> = device type or machine name
# = name of a constant or variable
! = scientists 
@ = acronym
% = labs & political organizations
$ = unit of measurement

The list of Acknowledgements is in Part 0 (intro).
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JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ

# J:  variable used to indicate current density

$ J:  abbreviation for Joule; see entry

@ JET:  Joint European Torus; see entry

@ JT-60, JT-60U: Japan Torus - 60 (Upgrade); see entry

> Janus:  Early Inertial Confinement laser system at 
Livermore; used for one- and two-beam laser-target 
irradiation experiments in 1974 and 1975.

> Joint European Torus:  Large tokamak next to the Culham 
Laboratory in Oxfordshire, England, commonly owned by the 
European Community.  First reactor to achieve > 1 MW of fusion 
power, in 1991.  Largest tokamak currently in operation (to the 
best of the editor's knowledge).

> JT-60: A large Japanese tokamak, located north of Tokyo.
JT-60U is an "upgrade" to JT-60 now in operation. 
See also entry in Section 5.

$ Joule:  SI unit of energy.  1 Joule = 1E7 ergs = 1 Watt of
power occurring for one second.  1 Joule is roughly 0.001 BTU
and 1 calorie is roughly 4 joules.  There are 3.6 million joules
in a kilowatt hour.

& Joule Heating: See ohmic heating




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