TITLE

Note: Simultaneous electrical and optical detection of expanding dense partially ionized vapour clouds

AUTHOR(S)
De Angeli, M.; Castaldo, C.; Ratynskaia, S.; Grosso, G.; Almaviva, S.; Caneve, L.; Colao, F.; Maddaluno, G.
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Oct2011, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p106101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The scheme and construction of an electro-optical probe able to collect charge and detect optical emission from expanding dense partially ionized vapour clouds are reported. The instrument can be applied to phenomena such as dust impact ionization and solid target laser ablation. First, results of measurements of expanding plasma cloud formed upon ablating W target are presented. Use of the instrument in different experimental facilities, including tokamak, is discussed
ACCESSION #
66903139

 

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