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Alexandru Boboc

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Oxford, England

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Born: 1900

Interests: plasma physics, nuclear fusion, interferometry, polarimetry

Extensively experienced Chartered Physicist recognised internationally as an expert in the Fusion Diagnostics arena, focusing on the interferometry and polarimetry field

Research interests

*Laser-based diagnostics design, implementation and operation in harsh nuclear environments
*Real-time systems used for safety systems in a nuclear fusion plant
*Lasers automation and associated interlock systems
*Project management in nuclear fusion research domain
*Gaussian optical design

Current research

*Interferometry and polarimetry techniques for measurement of electron density and Faraday rotation angle
*Advanced scientific programming (Python, Matlab etc)
*Upgrade of current systems to allow using low cost industrial Ethernet and FPGA based technologies

Selected publications:
• A. Boboc, B. Bieg , R. Felton , S. Dalley , Y. Kratvkov . Invited Article:A novel calibration method for JET Real-Time Far Infrared Polarimeter and integration of polarimetry based line-integrated density measurements for machine protection of a fusion plant. Review of Scientific Instruments, 86, p. 091301 , 2015.


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