System for temperature and power flux measurements on the RFX first wall

R. Pasqualotto, R. Pugno, P. Sonato, M. Valisa, P. Zaccaria

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Abstract

A thermal imaging system has been installed on the RFX at Consorzio RFX to investigate the phenomenology of the plasma wall interactions. The infrared camera, model Amber AE4128, is based on a 128×128 InSb focal plane array detector and operates in the range of 4.5-5 μm with an acquisition rate of 217 Hz and 12 bit of dynamic range. The system, absolutely calibrated, is sensitive from room temperature up to 3000°C, with different setups. The experimental data are compared with the numerical results obtained by means of transient thermal analyses carried out on analytical and finite element models of a graphite tile. © 1999 American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411 - 414
Number of pages4
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume70
Issue number1 II
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Instrumentation

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Pasqualotto, R., Pugno, R., Sonato, P., Valisa, M., & Zaccaria, P. (1999). System for temperature and power flux measurements on the RFX first wall. Review of Scientific Instruments, 70(1 II), 411 - 414.