Compact and wide-range charge-exchange neutral particle analyzer with an acceleration tube

Y. Kusama, M. Nemoto, K. Tobita, H. Takeuchi

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Abstract

An E//B type neutral particle analyzer with an acceleration tube between a stripping cell and a deflection magnet has been developed to measure ion energy distributions in a wide energy range from thermal ions to fast ions up to several hundred kiloelectron volts simultaneously without making the analyzer size large. In the acceleration tube, ions are accelerated up to the detectable energy before coming into the deflection magnetic field. The acceleration method enables us to detect low-energy ions even for a strong deflection magnetic field to measure high-energy ions. Calibration experiments confirmed that ions were well accelerated according to expectation without degrading the abilities of the analyzer. The energy dynamic range Emax/Emin was improved up to 100 by the acceleration method. Using the analyzer, ion energy distributions have been measured in various heating experiments of JT-60.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3107-3109
Number of pages3
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume61
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation

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