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An ICRF antenna edge plasma density profile diagnostic for diii-d
Author(s): T. S. Bigelow
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Paper Abstract

A microwave reflectometer diagnostic is under construction to perform edge density profile measurements on the DIII-D tokamak at General Atomics. This diagnostic is designed to probe the plasma in front of a high power ICRF (ion cyclotron range of frequencies) fast wave current drive antenna [1]. It is primarily intended for studying and optimizing the power coupling and matching conditions to the ICRF antenna which are highly sensitive to the density profile. Installation and operation of the diagnostic is a collaborative effort between Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and General Atomics (GA).

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 December 1992
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1929, 17th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 192957 (14 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.2298304
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T. S. Bigelow, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1929:
17th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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