Review of Scientific Instruments
8th Topical Conference on High Temperature Plasma Diagnostics, 6-10 May 1990
The possibility of measuring magnetic fluctuations in a fusion plasma is considered by examining the O→X mode conversion. Under certain conditions and with good angular resolution, this mode conversion can be attributed to the presence of magnetic fluctuations even though the level of these fluctuations is much lower than that of density fluctuations. Some nonideal effects such as mode polarization mismatch at the plasma edge are also discussed.
Original Publication Citation
Vahala, L., Vahala, G., & Bretz, N. (1990). Measurement of magnetic fluctuations by O→X mode conversion. Review of Scientific Instruments, 61, 3022-3024. doi: 10.1063/1.1141714
Vahala, L. L.; Vahala, G.; and Bretz, N., "Measurement of Magnetic Fluctuations by O-X Mode Conversion" (1990). Electrical & Computer Engineering Faculty Publications. 41.