Single Chord Polarimetry results on RFX

Enrico Zilli, P O'Leary

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    Abstract

    A single-chord FIR polarimeter (λ=118.8μm) has been mounted on RFXand is now under test. The purpose of the diagnostic is to ascertain the feasibility of measuring a Faraday rotation effect n the RFX plasma and to discover what requirements are necessary for a future six-chord diagnostic. The diagnostic should measure small Faraday rotation angles (of the order of a few degrees) and the required resolution is of ±0.2 . The tests carried out reveal various sources of disturbance: electrical disturbances in the signals vibration effects on the optical components, detector noise and perturbations on the laser system
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)382-382
    JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
    Volume66
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

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