6 May 1985 LSM-based X-Ray Diagnostics For Magnetic Fusion Energy Applications
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Abstract
The use of layered synthetic microstructures (LSMs) as components of a radiation-hardened x-ray diagnostic designed to observe plasma instabilities in magnetic fusion energy (MFE) devices is discussed. Off-axis paraboloidal LSM optics are analytically evaluated as a means of mitigating the neutron- and gamma-induced detector noise and damage associated with deuterium-tritium operation that afflict direct line-of-sight instruments. Neutron-induced LSM damage is experimentally observed at a 14 MeV neutron fluence of 3.3 x 1014 n/cm2.
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E. D. Franco, E. D. Franco, M. J. Boyle, M. J. Boyle, } "LSM-based X-Ray Diagnostics For Magnetic Fusion Energy Applications", Proc. SPIE 0563, Applications of Thin Film Multilayered Structures to Figured X-Ray Optics, (6 May 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.949687; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.949687
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