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Brief Overview of APEX Mohamed Abdou

Summary: Brief Overview of APEX
Mohamed Abdou
APEX Website: www.fusion.ucla.edu/APEX
APEX/HPD Workshop, Tokyo, Japan
February 21-23, 2000
APEX Objectives
Identify and explore NOVEL, possibly revolutionary,
concepts for the Chamber Technology that might:
1. In the near-term: enable plasma experiments to more
fully achieve their scientific research potential.
2. In the long-term: substantially improve the
attractiveness of fusion as an energy source.
3. Lower the cost and time for R&D.
Chamber Technology Goals
Used in APEX to Calibrate Progress
1. High Power Density Capability (main driver)
Neutron Wall Load > 10 MW/m2
Surface Heat Flux > 2 MW/m2
2. High Power Conversion Efficiency (> 40%)
3. High Availability


Source: Abdou, Mohamed - Fusion Science and Technology Center, University of California at Los Angeles


Collections: Plasma Physics and Fusion