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A high spatial resolution Stokes polarimeter for motional Stark effect imaging

Thorman, Alex; Michael, Clive; Howard, John

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We describe an enhanced temporally switched interfero-polarimeter that has been successfully deployed for high spatial resolution motional Stark effect imaging on the KSTAR superconducting tokamak. The system utilizes dual switching ferroelectric liquid crystal waveplates to image the full Stokes vector of elliptically polarized and Doppler-shifted Stark-Zeeman Balmer-alpha emission from high energy neutral beams injected into the magnetized plasma. We describe the optical system and compare...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-06-28
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15629
Source: Review of Scientific Instruments
DOI: 10.1063/1.4811738

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