A complex probe for measurements of turbulence in the edge if magnetically confined plasmas

Castro, R.M.; Heller, M.V.A.P.; da Silva, R.P.; Caldas, I.L.; Degasperi, F.T.; Nascimento, I.C.
December 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Dec1997, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p4418
Academic Journal
Presents a complex probe that aimed at improving the turbulence characterization and estimation of the transport processes at the plasma edge. Components of the probe; Description of the diagnostic system; Experimental examples of simultaneously measured plasma parameters and electrostatic and magnetic turbulent fluctuations in a tokamak.


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