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‎FY2019 NSTX-U Facility and Diagnostic Milestones‎

(Incremental) Diagnostic Milestone ID(19-1): Install high kq diagnostic system (September 2019)

Description:  To measure electron-scale micro-turbulence in NSTX-U, the 280 GHz high-k tangential scattering system of NSTX will be replaced by a 693 GHz poloidal scattering system being developed by UC Davis for NSTX-U, thereby considerably enhancing planned turbulence physics studies by providing a measurement of the kθ-spectrum of ETG turbulence. This installation will only be carried out if sufficient resources are available.