**Poloidal toroidal decomposition** — In vector analysis, a mathematical discipline, a three dimensional solenoidal vector field F can be considered to be generated by a pair of scalar potentials Psi; and Phi;:: mathbf{F} = abla imes Psi mathbf{k} + abla imes ( abla imes Phi… … Wikipedia

**poloidal** — adjective Of, pertaining to, or shaped like a poloid … Wiktionary

**poloidal** — po·loi·dal … English syllables

**Toroidal and poloidal** — The earliest use of these terms cited by the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is by Walter M. Elsasser (1946) in the context of the generation of the Earth s magnetic field by currents in the core, with toroidal being in the same direction as… … Wikipedia

**Zonal and poloidal** — In magnetic confinement fusion the zonal direction primarily connotes the poloidal direction (i.e. the short way around the torus), the corresponding coordinate being denoted by y in the slab approximation or θ in magnetic coordinates. However,… … Wikipedia

**Madison Symmetric Torus** — Infobox Magnetic Fusion Device name = Madison Symmetric Torus dev type=Reversed field pinch loc=Madison, Wisconsin, USA rad maj = 1.50 m rad min = 52 cm aspect = 2.88|The Madison Symmetric Torus (MST) is a reversed field pinch (RFP) physics… … Wikipedia

**geomagnetic field** — Magnetic field associated with the Earth. It is essentially dipolar (i.e., it has two poles, the northern and southern magnetic poles) on the Earth s surface. Away from the surface, the field becomes distorted. Most geomagnetists explain the… … Universalium

**Tokamak** — A tokamak is a machine producing a toroidal magnetic field for confining a plasma. It is one of several types of magnetic confinement devices, and it is one of the most researched candidates for producing controlled thermonuclear fusion power.… … Wikipedia

**Torus** — Not to be confused with Taurus (disambiguation). This article is about the surface and mathematical concept of a torus. For other uses, see Torus (disambiguation). A torus As the distance to th … Wikipedia

**Reactores de fusión termonuclear por confinamiento magnético** — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Reactores de fusión termonuclear por confinamiento magnético … Wikipedia Español