Of, pertaining to, or shaped like a poloid

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  • 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 — po·loi·dal …   English syllables

  • poloidal — pōˈlȯidəl adjective Etymology: pole + oid + al (IV) : relating to or being a magnetic field that extends between the poles of a magnetic body (as the earth) into surrounding space …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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