Wide-view charge exchange recombination spectroscopy diagnostic for Alcator C-Mod

Rowan, W. L.; Bespamyatnov, I. O.; Granetz, R. S.
October 2008
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct2008, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p10F529
Academic Journal
This diagnostic measures temperature, density, and rotation for the fully stripped boron ion between the pedestal top and the plasma core with resolution consistent with the profile gradients. The diagnostic neutral beam used for the measurements generates a 50 keV, 6 A hydrogen beam. The optical systems provide views in both poloidal and toroidal directions. The imaging spectrometer is optimized to simultaneously accept 45 views as input with minimum cross-talk. In situ calibration techniques are applied for spatial location, spectral intensity, and wavelength. In the analysis, measured spectra are fitted to a model constructed from a detailed description of the emission physics. Methods for removal of interfering spectra are included. Applications include impurity and thermal transport.


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