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IAEA-CN-60/F-16 REQUIREMENTS AND DESIGN ENVELOPE
 

Summary: IAEA-CN-60/F-16
REQUIREMENTS AND DESIGN ENVELOPE
FOR A VOLUMETRIC NEUTRON SOURCE (VNS)
FUSION FACILITY FOR FUSION NUCLEAR
TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
M.A. ABDOU, Y.-K.M. PENG', S. BERK2, A. YING,
M. TILLACK, F. TEHRANIAN, S. SHARAFAT,
M. YOUSSEF, J.D. GALAMBOS', B. HOOPER3,
O.G. FILATOy4, A.B. MINEEy4, Y.Y. FILATOy4
University of California Los Angeles,
Los Angeles, California,
United Statesof America
Abstract
REQUIREMENTSAND DESIGNENVELOPE FORA VOLUMETRIC NEUTRON SOURCE(VNS)
FUSION FACILITY FOR FUSION NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT.
Thepapershowsthat timely developmentof fusion nucleartechnology(FNT) components,e.g..
blanket,for DEMO requiresthe constructionandoperationof a fusion facility parallel to ITER. This
facility, called VNS, will be dedicatedto testing, developingand qualifying FNT componentsand
materialcombinations.Without VNS, i.e. with ITER alone,theconfidencelevel in achievingDEMO
operatinggoalshasbeenquantifiedandis unacceptablylow 1%). An attractivedesignenvelopefor

  

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

 

Collections: Plasma Physics and Fusion