Design, Development and Testing of a Prototype Hardware Module for Power and Phase Measurement of LHCD System

Authors(6) :-Prarthan Mehta, Forum Laiwala, Rizwan Alad, Kirankumar Ambulkar, Jagabandhu Kumar, P K Sharma

In this paper we present the design of a hardware module for measurement of power and phase of the 64 channels of the LHCD (lower hybrid current drive) system at 3.7GHz. The power measurement module uses a single IC, LTC5508. The output (in volts) from the IC is then mapped to obtain the power value in dBm and the same is displayed on a computer. Raspberry Pi is used to display the results on a computer in the form of a GUI (graphical user interface). The phase module however incorporates ICs namely, AD8302 (for phase measurement).

Authors and Affiliations

Prarthan Mehta
Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Forum Laiwala
Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Rizwan Alad

Kirankumar Ambulkar

Jagabandhu Kumar

P K Sharma

LHCD, Power measurement, Phase measurement

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-10
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 483-486
Manuscript Number : EC008
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Prarthan Mehta, Forum Laiwala, Rizwan Alad, Kirankumar Ambulkar, Jagabandhu Kumar, P K Sharma, " Design, Development and Testing of a Prototype Hardware Module for Power and Phase Measurement of LHCD System, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.483-486, March-April.2018
URL : http://ijsrset.com/EC008

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