A system to measure suprathermal electron distribution functions in toroidal plasmas by electron cyclotron wave absorption

Boyd, D. A.; Skiff, F.; Gulick, S.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p496
Academic Journal
Details the installation of a two-chord, four-beam suprathermal electron diagnostic on the TdeV tokamak. Resonant absorption of extraordinary mode electron cyclotron waves; Simultaneous counterpropagation of microwave beams; Measurements of electron distribution functions during lower-hybrid current-drive experiments.


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