Measurements of impurity ion temperature and velocity distributions via active charge-exchange recombination spectroscopy in C-2W

May 2021 | M. Nations | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

In TAE Technologies’ C-2W experiment, electrode biasing is utilized for boundary control of a field-reversed configuration (FRC) plasma embedded in a magnetic mirror.

Measurements of impurity ion temperature and velocity distributions via active charge-exchange recombination spectroscopy in C-2W

Measurements of impurity ion temperature and velocity distributions via active charge-exchange recombination spectroscopy in C-2W

December 2020 | M. Nations | HTPD 2020 | Poster

Edge biasing of annular electrodes in the divertor region is routinely utilized as a boundary control technique to stabilize the FRC in the confinement vessel (CV).

Measurements of impurity ion temperature and velocity distributions via active charge-exchange recombination spectroscopy in C-2W

Development of a Zeff diagnostic using visible and near-infrared bremsstrahlung light for the C-2W field-reversed configuration plasma

October 2018 | M. Nations | Review of Scientific Instruments | Paper

In C-2W, an elevated impurity concentration can lead to significant degradation of plasma performance and energy losses through radiation.