The diagnostics functions of neutron measurements as well as the roles played by neutron yield monitors, cameras and spectrometers are reviewed. The importance of recent developments in neutron emission spectroscopy (NES) diagnostics is emphasized. Results are presented from the NES diagnosis of the Joint European Torus (JET) plasmas performed with the magnetic proton recoil (MPR) spectrometer during the first deuterium tritium experiment of 1997 and the recent trace tritium experiment of 2003. The NES diagnostic capabilities at JET are presently being enhanced by an upgrade of the MPR (MPRu) and a new 2.5 MeV time-of-flight (TOF) neutron spectrometer (TOFOR). The principles of MPRu and TOFOR are described and illustrated with the diagnostic role they will play in the high performance fusion experiments in the forward programme of JET largely aimed at supporting the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). The importance of the JET NES effort for ITER is discussed. © 2005 IAEA, Vienna.
GIACOMELLI, L., HJALMARSSON, A., SJOSTRAND, H., GLASSER, W., KALLNE, J., CONROY, S., et al. (2005). Advanced neutron diagnostics for JET and ITER fusion experiments. NUCLEAR FUSION, 45(9), 1191-1201 [10.1088/0029-5515/45/9/019].
|Citazione:||GIACOMELLI, L., HJALMARSSON, A., SJOSTRAND, H., GLASSER, W., KALLNE, J., CONROY, S., et al. (2005). Advanced neutron diagnostics for JET and ITER fusion experiments. NUCLEAR FUSION, 45(9), 1191-1201 [10.1088/0029-5515/45/9/019].|
|Tipo:||Articolo in rivista - Articolo scientifico|
|Carattere della pubblicazione:||Scientifica|
|Titolo:||Advanced neutron diagnostics for JET and ITER fusion experiments|
|Autori:||GIACOMELLI, L; HJALMARSSON, A; SJOSTRAND, H; GLASSER, W; KALLNE, J; CONROY, S; ERICSSON, G; JOHNSON, M; GORINI, G; HENRIKSSON, H; POPOVICHEV, S; RONCHI, E; SOUSA, J; ANDERSSON, E; TARDOCCHI, M; THUN, J; WEISZFLOG, M|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2005|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0029-5515/45/9/019|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su rivista|