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Title: Compression dynamics and radiation emission from a deuterium plasma focus
Authors: Muhammad Shahid Rafique.
Keywords: DRNTU::Science::Physics::Electricity and magnetism
DRNTU::Science::Physics::Electricity and magnetism
Issue Date: 2000
Abstract: This thesis reports the results of the investigations of the radiation (i.e. neutrons, deuterons, soft X-rays and hard X-rays) emitted from a 3 kJ Mather-type plasma focus device, National Institute of Education School of Science Plasma Focus Facility (NIE-SSC-PFF). In order to study the correlation between the total neutron yield and the time-integrated energy spectra of the axially emitted deuteron beam, on a shot-to-shot basis, a magnetic spectrometer was successfully designed, constructed and implemented. More importantly, an automated scanning and measurement system was also successfully developed and employed to overcome the traditional time-consuming and laborious counting and measurement of ion tracks.
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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