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A Numerical Procedure to Simulate Cord-Integrated Passive Spectroscopy Measurements in TJ-II Plasmas

D. Rapisarda, B. Zurro, V. Tribaldos, A. Baciero, TJ-II Team

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 50 / Number 2 / Pages 320-325

August 2006


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A local model capable of simulating the cord-integrated emission of spectral lines in the TJ-II stellarator has been developed for inferring local parameters. The procedure was implemented on a numerical code, which starting from given analytical profiles of local emissivity, ion temperature, and toroidal rotation calculates the cord-integrated emission spectra along a selected line of sight. Additionally, the procedure is capable of simulating the toroidal and poloidal velocity contributions for a selected spectral line taking into account TJ-II magnetic topology. Results show good agreement between measurements and numerical simulations for the integrated intensity and ion temperature, and a consistent integrated toroidal rotation velocity, which depends on the emissivity profile.

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