Single Chord Polarimetry results on RFX

Zilli, Enrico and O'Leary, P (1995) Single Chord Polarimetry results on RFX. Review of Scientific Instruments, 66 (1). p. 382.

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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

Item Type: Article
Departments or Groups: Flexible Wireless Research Group
Divisions: School of Engineering > Department of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: David Kane
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2014 11:26
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016 10:27
URI: http://repository.wit.ie/id/eprint/2829

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