• ITER ECE: Plans and Challenges 

      Austin, M.E.; Phillips, P.E; Rowan, W.L; Beno, J; Liu, H-P; Ouroua, A; Ellis, R.F; Harvey, R.W; Hubbard, A.E; Taylor, G; Johnson, D.W. (2008-03)
      Measuring ECE in ITER plasmas will present several difficulties in both hardware and physics that will impede efforts to determine Te(r,t) and characteristics of the electron distribution function. Recent work on the ...
    • Large area black body source for ITER ECE in situ calibration 

      Phillips, P.E.; Liu, H-P; Austin, M.E; Beno, J; Ellis, R.F; Ouroua, A; Rowan, W.L. (2008-05)
      Development and testing of a hot calibration source for the ECE systems on ITER is underway. The source is intended to meet the requirements described in DDD55 Overview of Diagnostics. The requirement is for two 200 mm ...
    • Tracker controls development and control architecture for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Wide Field Upgrade 

      Mock, J.R.; Beno, J; Rafferty, T.H; Cornell, M.E. (2010-07)
      To enable the Hobby-Eberly Telescope Wide Field Upgrade, the University of Texas Center for Electromechanics and McDonald Observatory are developing a precision tracker system – a 15,000 kg robot to position a 3,100 kg ...