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A. Okamoto, Y. Kawamura, H. Takahashi, T. Kumagai, A. Daibo, and S. Kitajima
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 63 | Number 1 | May 2013 | Pages 205-208
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
A multi-port imaging system is developed for simultaneous measurement of source and test regions in a linear plasma device. The system combines two viewing port images to an imaging sensor with the same working distance. The system is installed in the DT-ALPHA device [A. Okamoto, et al., Plasma Fusion Res. 7, 2401018 (2012)] for the proof of principle. Bandpass filtered images of a plasma column are taken. The electron density profile of a plasma column passing through orifices is obtained by the He I line intensity ratio method. The result demonstrates effectiveness of the system.