A Fourier transform spectrometer with fast scanning capability for tokamak plasma diagnostic

P. Buratti, M. Zerbini

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Electron cyclotron emission spectra are routinely measured in the FTU tokamak by means of a fast scanning Fourier transform spectrometer. The key element of this instrument is a two-beam interferometer in which the path difference is varied linearly in time by rotation of a helicoidal reflector. The shortest scan time obtained for a path difference excursion of 4 cm was 1.2 ms. The spectrometer has been absolutely calibrated and the measured temperature profiles are in good agreement with those derived from other diagnostics. © 1995 American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4208 - 4217
Number of pages10
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation

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