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Title: Fusion Power measurement at ITER

Abstract

Nuclear fusion research aims to provide energy for the future in a sustainable way and the ITER project scope is to demonstrate the feasibility of nuclear fusion energy. ITER is a nuclear experimental reactor based on a large scale fusion plasma (tokamak type) device generating Deuterium - Tritium (DT) fusion reactions with emission of 14 MeV neutrons producing up to 700 MW fusion power. The measurement of fusion power, i.e. total neutron emissivity, will play an important role for achieving ITER goals, in particular the fusion gain factor Q related to the reactor performance. Particular attention is given also to the development of the neutron calibration strategy whose main scope is to achieve the required accuracy of 10% for the measurement of fusion power. Neutron Flux Monitors located in diagnostic ports and inside the vacuum vessel will measure ITER total neutron emissivity, expected to range from 1014 n/s in Deuterium - Deuterium (DD) plasmas up to almost 10{sup 21} n/s in DT plasmas. The neutron detection systems as well all other ITER diagnostics have to withstand high nuclear radiation and electromagnetic fields as well ultrahigh vacuum and thermal loads. (authors)

Authors:
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  1. ITER Organization, Route de Vinon-sur-Verdon, CS 90 046, 13067 St Paul Lez Durance Cedex (France)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE, 3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10016-5997 (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
22531198
Report Number(s):
ANIMMA-2015-IO-139
TRN: US16V0486102139
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ANIMMA 2015: 4. International Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications, Lisboa (Portugal), 20-24 Apr 2015; Other Information: Country of input: France; 18 refs.
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; CALIBRATION; D-D REACTORS; D-T OPERATION; ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS; EMISSIVITY; GAIN; HEAVY ION FUSION REACTIONS; ITER TOKAMAK; MEV RANGE; NEUTRON DETECTION; NEUTRON FLUX; PLASMA; QUALITY FACTOR; RADIATION MONITORS; THERMONUCLEAR REACTIONS; TRITIUM

Citation Formats

Bertalot, L., Barnsley, R., Krasilnikov, V., Stott, P., Suarez, A., Vayakis, G., and Walsh, M. Fusion Power measurement at ITER. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Bertalot, L., Barnsley, R., Krasilnikov, V., Stott, P., Suarez, A., Vayakis, G., & Walsh, M. Fusion Power measurement at ITER. United States.
Bertalot, L., Barnsley, R., Krasilnikov, V., Stott, P., Suarez, A., Vayakis, G., and Walsh, M. Wed . "Fusion Power measurement at ITER". United States.
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title = {Fusion Power measurement at ITER},
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abstractNote = {Nuclear fusion research aims to provide energy for the future in a sustainable way and the ITER project scope is to demonstrate the feasibility of nuclear fusion energy. ITER is a nuclear experimental reactor based on a large scale fusion plasma (tokamak type) device generating Deuterium - Tritium (DT) fusion reactions with emission of 14 MeV neutrons producing up to 700 MW fusion power. The measurement of fusion power, i.e. total neutron emissivity, will play an important role for achieving ITER goals, in particular the fusion gain factor Q related to the reactor performance. Particular attention is given also to the development of the neutron calibration strategy whose main scope is to achieve the required accuracy of 10% for the measurement of fusion power. Neutron Flux Monitors located in diagnostic ports and inside the vacuum vessel will measure ITER total neutron emissivity, expected to range from 1014 n/s in Deuterium - Deuterium (DD) plasmas up to almost 10{sup 21} n/s in DT plasmas. The neutron detection systems as well all other ITER diagnostics have to withstand high nuclear radiation and electromagnetic fields as well ultrahigh vacuum and thermal loads. (authors)},
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year = {Wed Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 2015},
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