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Collective Thomson Scattering (CTS) has been identified as a useful tool to measure the velocity distribution function of plasma ions. The present report contains a proposal for an experimental programme on the CTS for FTU where a 140 GHz gyrotron is used as main radiation source. The following areas are examined: (i) the concrete problems of the geometries of interest and feasible on FTU; (ii) the signal to noise ratio obtainable for these geometries; (iii) the required decoupling of the collecting and receiving antennae and the detection system.

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Authors: ORSITTO F, ENEA, Centro Ricerche Energia Frascati, Roma (IT);TARTARI U, Associazione Euratom-CNR, Istituto di Fisica del Plasma, Milano (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: ENEA RT/ERG/FUS/93/35 EN (1993) 37 pp.
Availability: Available from Servizio Studi e Documentazione, ENEA, Centro Ricerche Energia Frascati, C.P. 65-00044 Frascati, Roma (IT)
Record Number: 199411243 / Last updated on: 1994-11-25
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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