Radiation-hardened x-ray imaging for burning-plasma tokamaks

Seguin, Fredrick H.; Petrasso, Richard D.; Li, Chi Kang
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p753
Academic Journal
Describes a vacuum-photodiode detector that is being developed for x-ray imaging of plasma in fusion-producing tokamaks such as the international thermonuclear experimental reactor. Vacuum photodiode characteristics; Electronics; Measurement of detector response as a function of vacuum pressure and detector bias; Prototype design.


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