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Title: Far-infrared tangential interferometer/polarimeter design and installation for NSTX-U

Abstract

Here, the Far-infrared Tangential Interferometer/Polarimeter (FIReTIP) system has been refurbished and is being reinstalled on the National Spherical Torus Experiment—Upgrade (NSTX-U) to supply real-time line-integrated core electron density measurements for use in the NSTX-U plasma control system (PCS) to facilitate real-time density feedback control of the NSTX-U plasma. Inclusion of a visible light heterodyne interferometer in the FIReTIP system allows for real-time vibration compensation due to movement of an internally mounted retroreflector and the FIReTIP front-end optics. Real-time signal correction is achieved through use of a National Instruments CompactRIO field-programmable gate array.

Authors:
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  1. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States)
  2. General Atomics, San Diego, CA (United States)
  3. Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. (PPPL), Princeton, NJ (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. (PPPL), Princeton, NJ (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1372462
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-09CH11466
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 87; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Scott, E. R., Barchfeld, R., Riemenschneider, P., Domier, C. W., Muscatello, C. M., Sohrabi, M., Kaita, R., Ren, Y., and Luhmann, Jr., N. C. Far-infrared tangential interferometer/polarimeter design and installation for NSTX-U. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4960415.
Scott, E. R., Barchfeld, R., Riemenschneider, P., Domier, C. W., Muscatello, C. M., Sohrabi, M., Kaita, R., Ren, Y., & Luhmann, Jr., N. C. Far-infrared tangential interferometer/polarimeter design and installation for NSTX-U. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4960415.
Scott, E. R., Barchfeld, R., Riemenschneider, P., Domier, C. W., Muscatello, C. M., Sohrabi, M., Kaita, R., Ren, Y., and Luhmann, Jr., N. C. Tue . "Far-infrared tangential interferometer/polarimeter design and installation for NSTX-U". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4960415. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1372462.
@article{osti_1372462,
title = {Far-infrared tangential interferometer/polarimeter design and installation for NSTX-U},
author = {Scott, E. R. and Barchfeld, R. and Riemenschneider, P. and Domier, C. W. and Muscatello, C. M. and Sohrabi, M. and Kaita, R. and Ren, Y. and Luhmann, Jr., N. C.},
abstractNote = {Here, the Far-infrared Tangential Interferometer/Polarimeter (FIReTIP) system has been refurbished and is being reinstalled on the National Spherical Torus Experiment—Upgrade (NSTX-U) to supply real-time line-integrated core electron density measurements for use in the NSTX-U plasma control system (PCS) to facilitate real-time density feedback control of the NSTX-U plasma. Inclusion of a visible light heterodyne interferometer in the FIReTIP system allows for real-time vibration compensation due to movement of an internally mounted retroreflector and the FIReTIP front-end optics. Real-time signal correction is achieved through use of a National Instruments CompactRIO field-programmable gate array.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4960415},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 11,
volume = 87,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Aug 09 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Tue Aug 09 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}

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