On the simultaneous measurement by polarimetry of both electron line density and poloidal magnetic field in Tokamaks

S.E. Segre

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Abstract

It is shown how one can measure at the same time both the electron line density and the poloidal magnetic field in a Tokamak, using only a polarimeter in order to determine the full state of polarization of radiation transmitted across the plasma. The proposed polarimeter is simpler and more flexible than the more conventional interferometer/polarimeter used on various Tokamaks.
Original languageEnglish
Article number014
Pages (from-to)1261 - 1269
Number of pages9
JournalPlasma Physics and Controlled Fusion
Volume35
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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