Plasma mass density, species mix, and fluctuation diagnostics using a fast Alfven wave

Ikezi, H; deGrassie, J S; Pinsker, R I; Snider, R T
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p478
Academic Journal
Proposes the use of a fast Alfven wave interferometer and reflectometer as a tokamak diagnostic to measure the plasma mass density, deuterium-tritium species mix profile, and density fluctuations. Phase velocity of the fast wave propagating across the magnetic field; Position of the ion-ion hybrid cutoff in tokamaks; D-T concentration ratio.


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