TITLE

Density profile reconstructions from 2-D interferometric data on Microtor using novel tomographic analysis techniques (abstract)

AUTHOR(S)
Howard, J.; Doyle, E. J.; Reibeiz, G.; Savage, R. L.; Peebles, W. A.; Luhmann, N. C.
PUB. DATE
August 1988
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1988, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p1592
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Plasma tomographic reconstructions are subject to aliasing ambiguity as a result of the limited angular and radial sampling rates for the line-integrated data. The two-view interferometer installed on the Microtor tokamak yields unambiguous information, specifically, a collection of six low-order alias-free moments of the 2-D electron density distribution. The unspoiled coefficients can be related to physically intuitive quantities and so yield information pertinent to the equilibrium and dynamical behavior of the plasma column. Alternatively, they can be used as constraints for a maximum entropy reconstruction of the source to produce an image free of aliasing artifacts.
ACCESSION #
9781458

 

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