Diagnostics

Available diagnostics and infrastructure:

  • Over 450 access ports
  • Computer controlled machine parameters and data acquisition
  • Microwave interferometers (7 axial locations)
  • Laser-induced fluorescence
  • DC magnetic field: 0.05 - 3.5kG spatially variable on axis
  • Two plasma sources (flowing plasmas, multispecies plasmas)
  • 50% ionized plasmas n = about 3x10^12/cm^3
  • Variable termperature ratio 0.1 < Te/Ti < 10 (with ion heating)
  • State-of-the-art data analysis and visualization