Magneto-optic probe measurements in low density-supersonic jets

David M Oliver, T. G. White, P. Maybe, M. Kühn-Kauffeldt, L. Döhl, R. Bingham, R. Clarke, P. Graham, R. Heathcote, M. Koenig, Y. Kuramitsu, D.Q. Lamb, J. Meinecke, T. Michel, F. Miniati, M M Notley, B. Reville, S Sarkar, Y. Sakawa, A. A. SchekochihinP. Tzeferacos, N. Woolsey, H. S. Park, G. Gregori

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A magneto-optic probe was used to make time-resolved measurements of the magnetic field in both a single supersonic jet and in a collision between two supersonic turbulent jets, with an electron density 1018 cm-3 and electron temperature 4 eV. The magneto-optic data indicated the magnetic field reaches B 200 G. The measured values are compared against those obtained with a magnetic induction probe. Good agreement of the time-dependent magnetic field measured using the two techniques is found.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberP12001
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2017

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