A novel scheme of laser interferometer-refractometer with high spatial and temporal resolutions

Lisitsyn, I.V.; Kohno, S.; Akiyama, H.
December 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Dec1997, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p4353
Academic Journal
Describes a scheme combining interferometer and refractometer for simultaneous plasma density and plasma density gradient measurements. Use of ribbon laser beam obtained from one-dimensional laser beam expansion by a pair of cylindrical lenses; Role of the beam deflection measurements on the spatial distribution of plasma density gradient.


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