Plasma Current Measurement in Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors Using a Photon-Counting POTDR

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Plasma Current Measurement in Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors Using a Photon-Counting POTDR. / Wuilpart, Marc; Aerssens, Matthieu; Goussarov, Andrei; Moreau, Philippe; Mégret, Patrice.

In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 29, No. 6, 27.03.2017, p. 547-550.

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Wuilpart, M, Aerssens, M, Goussarov, A, Moreau, P & Mégret, P 2017, 'Plasma Current Measurement in Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors Using a Photon-Counting POTDR', IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 547-550. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2017.2668765

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Wuilpart, M., Aerssens, M., Goussarov, A., Moreau, P., & Mégret, P. (2017). Plasma Current Measurement in Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors Using a Photon-Counting POTDR. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 29(6), 547-550. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2017.2668765

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Wuilpart M, Aerssens M, Goussarov A, Moreau P, Mégret P. Plasma Current Measurement in Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors Using a Photon-Counting POTDR. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2017 Mar 27;29(6):547-550. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2017.2668765

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Wuilpart, Marc ; Aerssens, Matthieu ; Goussarov, Andrei ; Moreau, Philippe ; Mégret, Patrice. / Plasma Current Measurement in Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors Using a Photon-Counting POTDR. In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 2017 ; Vol. 29, No. 6. pp. 547-550.

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