GEM detectors for WEST and potential application for heavy impurity transport studies

D. Mazon , A. Jardin , C. Coston , M. Chernyshova , Tomasz Czarski , Grzegorz Henryk Kasprowicz , F. Faisse , Andrzej Wojeński


In tokamaks equipped with metallic walls and in particular tungsten, the interplay between particle transport and MagnetoHydroDynamic (MHD) activity might lead to impurities accumulation and finally to sudden plasma termination called disruption. Studying such transport phenomena is thus essential if stationary discharges are to be achieved. On WEST a new SXR diagnostic is developed in collaboration with IPPLM (Poland) and the Warsaw University of Technology, based on a triple Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) detector. Potential application of the WEST GEM detectors for tomographic reconstruction and subsequent transport analysis is presented.
Author D. Mazon
D. Mazon,,
, A. Jardin
A. Jardin,,
, C. Coston
C. Coston,,
, M. Chernyshova
M. Chernyshova,,
, Tomasz Czarski
Tomasz Czarski,,
, Grzegorz Henryk Kasprowicz ISE
Grzegorz Henryk Kasprowicz,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, F. Faisse
F. Faisse,,
, Andrzej Wojeński ISE
Andrzej Wojeński,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
Journal seriesJournal of Instrumentation, ISSN 1748-0221
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in EnglishMicropattern gaseous detectors (MSGC, GEM, THGEM, RETHGEM, MHSP, MICROPIC, MICROMEGAS, InGrid, etc); Plasma diagnostics - interferometry, spectroscopy and imaging
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)35
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 27-03-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 35.0, 27-03-2017, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 1.22 (2) - 2016=1.297 (5)
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