A neutron camera system for MAST
2010 (English)In: Review of Scientific Instruments, ISSN 0034-6748, E-ISSN 1089-7623, Vol. 81, no 10, 10D315- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
A prototype neutron camera has been developed and installed at MAST as part of a feasibility study for a multichord neutron camera system with the aim to measure the spatial and time resolved 2.45 MeV neutron emissivity profile. Liquid scintillators coupled to a fast digitizer are used for neutron/gamma ray digital pulse shape discrimination. The preliminary results obtained clearly show the capability of this diagnostic to measure neutron emissivity profiles with sufficient time resolution to study the effect of fast ion loss and redistribution due to magnetohydrodynamic activity. A minimum time resolution of 2 ms has been achieved with a modest 1.5 MW of neutral beam injection heating with a measured neutron count rate of a few 100 kHz.
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2010. Vol. 81, no 10, 10D315- p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-139245DOI: 10.1063/1.3479038ISI: 000283754000016OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-139245DiVA: diva2:381004