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Title: Variable control of neutron albedo in toroidal fusion devices

Abstract

An arrangement is provided for controlling neutron albedo in toroidal fusion devices having inboard and outboard vacuum vessel walls for containment of the neutrons of a fusion plasma. Neutron albedo material is disposed immediately adjacent the inboard wall, and is movable, preferably in vertical directions, so as to be brought into and out of neutron modifying communication with the fusion neutrons. Neutron albedo material preferably comprises a liquid form, but may also take pebble, stringer and curtain-like forms. A neutron flux valve, rotatable about a vertical axis is also disclosed.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Princeton, NJ
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), Princeton, NJ
OSTI Identifier:
866066
Patent Number(s):
4626400
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03073
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
variable; control; neutron; albedo; toroidal; fusion; devices; arrangement; provided; controlling; inboard; outboard; vacuum; vessel; walls; containment; neutrons; plasma; material; disposed; immediately; adjacent; wall; movable; preferably; vertical; directions; brought; modifying; communication; comprises; liquid; form; pebble; stringer; curtain-like; forms; flux; valve; rotatable; axis; disclosed; fusion devices; vertical direction; vessel wall; vertical axis; vacuum vessel; neutron flux; preferably comprises; material preferably; liquid form; immediately adjacent; toroidal fusion; vessel walls; neutron albedo; variable control; fusion plasma; fusion neutrons; preferably comprise; /376/976/

Citation Formats

Jassby, Daniel L, and Micklich, Bradley J. Variable control of neutron albedo in toroidal fusion devices. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Jassby, Daniel L, & Micklich, Bradley J. Variable control of neutron albedo in toroidal fusion devices. United States.
Jassby, Daniel L, and Micklich, Bradley J. Wed . "Variable control of neutron albedo in toroidal fusion devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866066.
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title = {Variable control of neutron albedo in toroidal fusion devices},
author = {Jassby, Daniel L and Micklich, Bradley J},
abstractNote = {An arrangement is provided for controlling neutron albedo in toroidal fusion devices having inboard and outboard vacuum vessel walls for containment of the neutrons of a fusion plasma. Neutron albedo material is disposed immediately adjacent the inboard wall, and is movable, preferably in vertical directions, so as to be brought into and out of neutron modifying communication with the fusion neutrons. Neutron albedo material preferably comprises a liquid form, but may also take pebble, stringer and curtain-like forms. A neutron flux valve, rotatable about a vertical axis is also disclosed.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {1}
}

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