Development of a three-wave far-infrared laser interferometry and polarimetry diagnostic system for the C-2W field-reversed configuration plasmas

August 2018 | B. Deng | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

Great advancements in modern field-reversed configuration (FRC) experiments motivated the development of a 14-chord three-wave far infrared (FIR) laser interferometry and polarimetry diagnostic system, which can provide simultaneous high temporal resolution measurements of density and Faraday rotation profiles with high accuracy.

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Development of a three-wave far-infrared laser interferometry and polarimetry diagnostics for the C-2W FRC Experiment

April 2018 | B. Deng | HTPD2018 | Poster

C-2W field-reversed configuration (FRC) experiments [1] are focused to resolve major physics issues facing the future of FRC devices. To achieve these goals, it is essential to measure the plasma equilibrium dynamics and monitor plasma fluctuations.

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Innovative high-gain optically pumped far-infrared laser

July 2016 | B. Deng | Applied Optics | Paper

A new optically pumped far-infrared (FIR) laser with separate pump beam reflector and FIR output coupler has been developed. The new design greatly simplifies the tuning of the laser and enables the optimization of the pump beam absorption without affecting the laser alignment.

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Exploratory Study of Fluctuations and Toroidal Magnetic Field Dynamics in the C-2 Field Reversed Configuration Plasmas

Exploratory Study of Fluctuations and Toroidal Magnetic Field Dynamics in the C-2 Field Reversed Configuration Plasmas

August 2014 | B. Deng | EPR Workshop | Presentation

Improvements in C-2 FRC experiment, and the development of the high performance FIR laser scattering diagnostics provide a great opportunity for fluctuation and transport studies in CT plasmas.

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Far infrared laser polarimetry and far forward scattering diagnostics for the C-2 field reversed configuration plasmas

Far infrared laser polarimetry and far forward scattering diagnostics for the C-2 field reversed configuration plasmas

June 2014 | B. Deng | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

A two-chord far infrared (FIR) laser polarimeter for high speed sub-degree Faraday rotation measurements in the C-2 field reversed configuration experiment is described.

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