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Tokamak as an X-Ray/XUV Light Source
Author(s): Ping Lee
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Paper Abstract

Modern large tokamak devices, with electron and ion temperatures in the range of 1 to 10 keV, plasma densities of 1 to 10 x 1013 cm-3, and quasistationary discharges of 1 to 10 s, emit copious amounts of soft x-ray and XUV radiation. Furthermore, plasma parameters such as temperatures, density, power input, and radiative power are usually well-characterized, making tokamak discharges extremely useful in experimental atomic physics and, to a lesser extent, instrumentation calibration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0689, X-Ray Calibration: Techniques, Sources, and Detectors, (12 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936587
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Ping Lee, GA Technologies Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0689:
X-Ray Calibration: Techniques, Sources, and Detectors
Ping Lee; Paul D. Rockett, Editor(s)

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