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Detection of Fusion Neutrons on the Multimirror Trap GOL-3

A. V. Burdakov et al.

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 47 / Number 1T / January 2005 / Pages 333-335

Technical Paper / Open Magnetic Systems for Plasma Confinement /

Recently GOL-3 has been reconfigured to a multimirror trap with improved confinement and high ion temperature. A dense plasma is created with a life time in the millisecond range. BTI neutron bubble detectors, a stilbene scintillation crystal, a BC501A liquid scintillator, and a silver-activation counter have been used for measurements of the neutron emission from GOL-3. The results are in agreement with charge-exchange (CX), spectral broadening of the D line, and diamagnetic measurements.

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