TITLE

Upgrades to the Auburn linear experiment for instability studies

AUTHOR(S)
Eadon, A. C.; Tejero, E.; DuBois, A.; Thomas, E.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jun2011, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p063511
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Auburn linear experiment for instability studies (ALEXIS) is a laboratory plasma physics experiment that is designed to investigate the role of spatially non-uniform E × B drifts using a magnetized cylindrical plasma column. This paper discusses the recent upgrades to the ALEXIS device, including improvements to the plasma source, gas management systems, and diagnostic suite.
ACCESSION #
62010806

 

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