A Neutron Camera for ITER: Conceptual Design

  • F B Marcus
  • J M Adams
  • P Batistoni
  • T Elevant
  • O N Jarvis
  • L Johnson
  • L de Kock
  • G Sadler
  • P Stott

Abstract

This paper presents the outline design of an ITER neutron camera, to provide control and plasma diagnostic information based on the deduced neutron emission profile. Information can be obtained on total neutron emission (fuel burn-up rate), alpha-particle birth profile, plasma position and the time dependent effects of plasma instabilities such as sawteeth. The design presented here concerns only a horizontally, radially, viewing (Horizontal) camera. A vertically viewing (Vertical) camera is also necessary for most requirements, and is assumed to have similar design principles and capabilities. This is primarily an engineering design paper, because the physics of neutron production and detection are well known.

Keywords

Anisotropy Polythene Deuterium Emissivity Tritium 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • F B Marcus
    • 1
  • J M Adams
    • 2
  • P Batistoni
    • 3
  • T Elevant
    • 4
  • O N Jarvis
    • 1
  • L Johnson
    • 5
  • L de Kock
    • 6
  • G Sadler
    • 1
  • P Stott
    • 1
  1. 1.JET Joint UndertakingAbingdon, OxonUK
  2. 2.AEA TechnologyAbingdonUK
  3. 3.ENEA FrascatiItaly
  4. 4.Royal Inst of TechStokholmSweden
  5. 5.ITERSan DiegoUSA
  6. 6.ITERGarchingGermany

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