6 MeV heavy ion beam probe on the Large Helical Device

T. Ido, A. Shimizu, M. Nishiura, A. Nishizawa, S. Katoh, K. Tsukada, M. Yokota, H. Ogawa, T. Inoue, Y. Hamada, T. P. Crowley

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A heavy ion beam probe (HIBP) has been installed on the Large Helical Device (LHD). A MeV-range beam is required for the LHD-HIBP. The probing beam is accelerated up to 6 MeV by use of a tandem accelerator. A new energy analyzer with tandem electrodes has also been developed to analyze such a high energy beam. As a result, a secondary beam can be detected and its energy successfully analyzed. It is verified, in principle, that the potential profile can be measured using the HIBP.

Original languageEnglish
Article number10F523
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation


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