Bayesian experimental design of a multichannel interferometer for Wendelstein 7-X

Dreier, H.; Dinklage, A.; Fischer, R.; Hirsch, M.; Kornejew, P.
October 2008
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct2008, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p10E712
Academic Journal
Bayesian experimental design (BED) is a framework for the optimization of diagnostics basing on probability theory. In this work it is applied to the design of a multichannel interferometer at the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator experiment. BED offers the possibility to compare diverse designs quantitatively, which will be shown for beam-line designs resulting from different plasma configurations. The applicability of this method is discussed with respect to its computational effort.


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