Intense polarized 3He source for use in fusion reactors

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Abstract

A method is described to produce intense beams of nuclear polarized 3He atoms for injection into a fusion reactor. The polarized beam is produced by charge exchange of He+ in sodium vapor followed by selective optical pumping with circularly polarized laser radiation at 1.08 μ.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)544-545
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume42
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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