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Plasma Circuit Instabilities

Kink_instability, Aldermaston, circa 1951-52


Photo of kink or “sausage” instability in one of the earliest plasma z-pinch devices, a Pyrex tube used by the AEI team at Aldermaston, UK, circa 1951/52 —public domain

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sausage instability in plasma

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