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Title: Overview of lithium injection and flowing liquid lithium results from the US–China collaboration on EAST

Abstract

A multi-institutional team consisting of national labs and universities has been conducting research to understand and control the plasma-material interface (PMI) to improve long pulse discharge control and performance in the EAST device in Hefei, China. One particular focus of the group has been to evaluate the performance of different plasma-facing component (PFC) technologies and materials, particularly lithium. Flowing liquid lithium PFC technologies are currently into their third generation of development and deployment in EAST, demonstrating recycling control and mitigation of edge-localized modes (ELMs). A lithium powder dropper has also been used to control ELMs while a lithium granule injector has demonstrated ELM triggering and pacing. To support this work, the facilities at the Center for Plasma Material Interactions such as HIDRA are being commissioned and utilized to develop/test the technologies before deployment on EAST. This paper will present a summary of the collaborative lithium PMI program on EAST.

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Research Org.:
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. (PPPL), Princeton, NJ (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
The EAST team
OSTI Identifier:
1619050
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC-0016322; AC02-09CH11466; 11625524
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physica Scripta
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: T171; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-8949
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Andruczyk, D., Maingi, R., Hu, J. S., Zuo, G. Z., Rizkallah, R., Parsons, M., Shone, A., O’Dea, D., Kapat, A., Szott, M., Stemmley, S., Sun, Z., Xu, W., Meng, X. C., Lunsford, R., Gilson, E. P., Diallo, A., and Tritz, K. Overview of lithium injection and flowing liquid lithium results from the US–China collaboration on EAST. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1088/1402-4896/ab6ce1.
Andruczyk, D., Maingi, R., Hu, J. S., Zuo, G. Z., Rizkallah, R., Parsons, M., Shone, A., O’Dea, D., Kapat, A., Szott, M., Stemmley, S., Sun, Z., Xu, W., Meng, X. C., Lunsford, R., Gilson, E. P., Diallo, A., & Tritz, K. Overview of lithium injection and flowing liquid lithium results from the US–China collaboration on EAST. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1088/1402-4896/ab6ce1
Andruczyk, D., Maingi, R., Hu, J. S., Zuo, G. Z., Rizkallah, R., Parsons, M., Shone, A., O’Dea, D., Kapat, A., Szott, M., Stemmley, S., Sun, Z., Xu, W., Meng, X. C., Lunsford, R., Gilson, E. P., Diallo, A., and Tritz, K. Wed . "Overview of lithium injection and flowing liquid lithium results from the US–China collaboration on EAST". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1088/1402-4896/ab6ce1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1619050.
@article{osti_1619050,
title = {Overview of lithium injection and flowing liquid lithium results from the US–China collaboration on EAST},
author = {Andruczyk, D. and Maingi, R. and Hu, J. S. and Zuo, G. Z. and Rizkallah, R. and Parsons, M. and Shone, A. and O’Dea, D. and Kapat, A. and Szott, M. and Stemmley, S. and Sun, Z. and Xu, W. and Meng, X. C. and Lunsford, R. and Gilson, E. P. and Diallo, A. and Tritz, K.},
abstractNote = {A multi-institutional team consisting of national labs and universities has been conducting research to understand and control the plasma-material interface (PMI) to improve long pulse discharge control and performance in the EAST device in Hefei, China. One particular focus of the group has been to evaluate the performance of different plasma-facing component (PFC) technologies and materials, particularly lithium. Flowing liquid lithium PFC technologies are currently into their third generation of development and deployment in EAST, demonstrating recycling control and mitigation of edge-localized modes (ELMs). A lithium powder dropper has also been used to control ELMs while a lithium granule injector has demonstrated ELM triggering and pacing. To support this work, the facilities at the Center for Plasma Material Interactions such as HIDRA are being commissioned and utilized to develop/test the technologies before deployment on EAST. This paper will present a summary of the collaborative lithium PMI program on EAST.},
doi = {10.1088/1402-4896/ab6ce1},
journal = {Physica Scripta},
number = ,
volume = T171,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {3}
}

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