Design and development of soft x-ray diagnostics based on GEM detectors at IPPLM

M. Chernyshova , Tomasz Czarski , Ewa Kowalska-Strzęciwilk , Karol Malinowski , Krzysztof Poźniak , Grzegorz Henryk Kasprowicz , Wojciech Zabołotny , Andrzej Wojeński , Rafał Krawczyk , Paweł Linczuk , Piotr Kolasiński , Michał Gąska


The search for new technologies in the field of plasma diagnostics entails the increasing demands on the radiative stability of the used materials due to development and usage of fusion facilities, where the study of processes occurring during the interaction of radiation with matter has become particularly important. Currently, a new X-ray imaging detection technology is required for tokamaks such as ITER. X-ray detectors that are being used in existing equipment may rapidly degrade due to large neutron fluxes characteristic for the tokamak environment. Despite the relatively wide use of semiconductor detectors to record SXR radiation (generally ionizing radiation), gas detectors are promising candidates that are suited much better for use in future fusion reactors given their resistance to neutron radiation. The most promising representative of the new gas detector class is the so called Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM), which is characterized by high amplification factor of the primary charge that is originated from photon absorption. Its main advantages are the compactness of the detector, good temporal and spatial resolutions, the ability to discriminate against photon energy and better neutron resistance compared to existing systems. All this makes such a detection system a potentially better candidate for soft X-ray measurements in the ITER and DEMO reactors. In this work, a new type of detection system based on GEM technology was proposed for soft X-ray measurements in the ITER reactor-oriented research, which is being developed at IPPLM.
Publication categoriesElectronic article/chapter
Author M. Chernyshova - [Instytut Problemow Jadrowyc]
M. Chernyshova,,
, Tomasz Czarski - [Instytut Problemow Jadrowyc]
Tomasz Czarski,,
, Ewa Kowalska-Strzęciwilk - [Instytut Problemow Jadrowyc]
Ewa Kowalska-Strzęciwilk,,
, Karol Malinowski - [Instytut Problemow Jadrowyc]
Karol Malinowski,,
, Krzysztof Poźniak (FEIT / PE)
Krzysztof Poźniak,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Grzegorz Henryk Kasprowicz (FEIT / PE)
Grzegorz Henryk Kasprowicz,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Wojciech Zabołotny (FEIT / PE)
Wojciech Zabołotny,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Andrzej Wojeński (FEIT / PE)
Andrzej Wojeński,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Rafał Krawczyk (FEIT / PE)
Rafał Krawczyk,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
, Paweł Linczuk (FEIT / PE)
Paweł Linczuk,,
- The Institute of Electronic Systems
et al.`
Pages111764F-1 - 111764F-12
Publication size in sheets12.6
Book Romaniuk Ryszard, Linczuk Maciej Grzegorz (eds.): Proceedings of SPIE: Photonics Applications in Astronomy, Communications, Industry, and High-Energy Physics Experiments 2019, Proceedings of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 11176, 2019, SPIE - The International Society for Optics and Photonics, ISBN 9781510630659, 500 p., DOI:10.1117/12.2540673
Keywords in EnglishMicropattern gaseous detectors (MSGC, GEM, THGEM, RETHGEM, MHSP, MICROPIC, MICROMEGAS, InGrid, etc.), nuclear instruments and methods for hot plasma diagnostics; X-ray detectors; Electron multipliers (gas)etc.;
Languageen angielski
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