A tangentially viewing visible TV system for the DIII-D divertor

Fenstermacher, M. E.; Meyer, W. H.; Wood, R. D.; Nilson, D. G.; Ellis, R.; Brooks, N. H.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p974
Academic Journal
Describes the installation of a video camera system on the DIII-D tokamak for two-dimensional spatial studies of line emission in the lower divertor region. Hardware; Image analysis software; Three-dimensional image data.


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