Plasma and Fusion Research

Volume 15, 2402067 (2020)

Regular Articles

The Plan of Diagnostic Systems for the First Phase of Thailand Tokamak 1
Center of Advanced Nuclear Technology, Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (Public Organization), Nakhon Nayok, 26120 Thailand
Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Chatuchak, Bangkok, 10900 Thailand
(Received 29 December 2019 / Accepted 21 May 2020 / Published 4 September 2020)


Thailand Tokamak 1 (TT-1) will be the first tokamak in Thailand and it is donated by ASIPP, China. The main purpose of TT-1 is to develop the national human resource for promoting the Thai fusion and plasma research and education program. The TT-1 is suitable for training Thai scientists and engineers in the design and operation of a tokamak and providing the opportunity of initiating fusion and plasma researches in Thailand. As planned, the device is adopted the refurbished chamber and remaining components of the HT-6M tokamak of ASIPP together with several new components, e.g. initially the magnetic probes, the HCN Interferometer and the CCD diagnostics. The main components of the device are assembled at ASIPP before being shipped and installed at Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (TINT). In this paper, the diagnostics that will be fabricated and installed as planned for the initial phase are introduced based on the on-site discussion of the device design taken placed in June 2019 at ASIPP. The schematic overview of the locations for installing the diagnostics is also reported.


Thailand Tokamak 1 (TT-1), magnetic sensor, flux loop, saddle loop, CCD, HCN interferometer

DOI: 10.1585/pfr.15.2402067


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