Equilibrium reconstructions of reversed-shear discharges based on motional Stark effect measurements

Batha, S. H.; Levinton, F. M.; Wieland, R. M.; Hirshman, S. P.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p392
Academic Journal
Details how free-boundary equilibrium reconstructions of the temporal evolution of tokamak discharges can be made using internal magnetic field measurements taken in tokamak discharges with a motional Stark effect polarimeter. Boundary positioning algorithm; Variable tension splines; Uncertainty of the q profile in reverse shear discharges.


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