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Title: First results from the implementation of the ITER diagnostic residual gas analyzer prototype at Wendelstein 7-X

Abstract

Fusion reactors and long pulse fusion experiments heavily depend on a continuous fuel cycle, which requires detailed monitoring of exhaust gases. We have used a diagnostic residual gas analyzer (DRGA) built as a prototype for ITER and integrated it on the most advanced stellarator fusion experiment, Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X). The DRGA was equipped with a sampling tube and assessed for gas time of flight sample response, effects of magnetic field on gas detection and practical aspects of use in a state of the art fusion environment. The setup was successfully commissioned and operated and was used to observe the gas composition of W7-X exhaust gases. The measured time of flight gas response was found to be in the order of a second for a 7 m sample tube. High values of magnetic field were found to affect the partial pressure readings of the DRGA and suggest that additional shielding is necessary in future experimental campaigns.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Max Planck Inst. fur Plasmaphysik, Greifswald (Germany)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Contributing Org.:
W7-X team
OSTI Identifier:
1564109
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1560250
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; AC05-00OR2272
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 90; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Schlisio, G., Klepper, C. C., Harris, J. H., Biewer, T. M., Winters, V. R., Wenzel, U., Kornejew, P., Laqua, H., and Krychowiak, M. First results from the implementation of the ITER diagnostic residual gas analyzer prototype at Wendelstein 7-X. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5098125.
Schlisio, G., Klepper, C. C., Harris, J. H., Biewer, T. M., Winters, V. R., Wenzel, U., Kornejew, P., Laqua, H., & Krychowiak, M. First results from the implementation of the ITER diagnostic residual gas analyzer prototype at Wendelstein 7-X. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5098125.
Schlisio, G., Klepper, C. C., Harris, J. H., Biewer, T. M., Winters, V. R., Wenzel, U., Kornejew, P., Laqua, H., and Krychowiak, M. Sun . "First results from the implementation of the ITER diagnostic residual gas analyzer prototype at Wendelstein 7-X". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5098125. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1564109.
@article{osti_1564109,
title = {First results from the implementation of the ITER diagnostic residual gas analyzer prototype at Wendelstein 7-X},
author = {Schlisio, G. and Klepper, C. C. and Harris, J. H. and Biewer, T. M. and Winters, V. R. and Wenzel, U. and Kornejew, P. and Laqua, H. and Krychowiak, M.},
abstractNote = {Fusion reactors and long pulse fusion experiments heavily depend on a continuous fuel cycle, which requires detailed monitoring of exhaust gases. We have used a diagnostic residual gas analyzer (DRGA) built as a prototype for ITER and integrated it on the most advanced stellarator fusion experiment, Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X). The DRGA was equipped with a sampling tube and assessed for gas time of flight sample response, effects of magnetic field on gas detection and practical aspects of use in a state of the art fusion environment. The setup was successfully commissioned and operated and was used to observe the gas composition of W7-X exhaust gases. The measured time of flight gas response was found to be in the order of a second for a 7 m sample tube. High values of magnetic field were found to affect the partial pressure readings of the DRGA and suggest that additional shielding is necessary in future experimental campaigns.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5098125},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 9,
volume = 90,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
}

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