Atiba Brereton is a diagnostic engineer who contributes to the design, fabrication, and installation of various types of diagnostic equipment on PPPL’s National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U). He has worked on several diagnostics such as SPRED (Survey, Poor Resolution, Extended Domain), a spectrometer that will be used to measure impurities in the divertor of the tokamak; and FIReTIP (Far InfraRed Tangential Interferometer/Polarimeter), which will be used to monitor plasma density. He is also a popular PPPL tour guide, and a frequent volunteer with the Science Education Department.
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