MFTF-. cap alpha. + T shield design
MFTF-..cap alpha..+T is a DT upgrade option of the Tandem Mirror Fusion Test Facility (MFTF-B) to study better plasma performance, and test tritium breeding blankets in an actual fusion reactor environment. The central cell insert, designated DT axicell, has a 2-MW/m/sup 2/ neutron wall loading at the first wall for blanket testing. This upgrade is completely shielded to protect the reactor components, the workers, and the general public from the radiation environment during operation and after shutdown. The shield design for this upgrade is the subject of this paper including the design criteria and the tradeoff studies to reduce the shield cost.
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- Conference: 6. topical meeting on the technology of fusion energy, San Francisco, CA, USA, 3 Mar 1985
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- Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)
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- United States
- 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; MFTF DEVICES; SHIELDING; DESIGN; BREEDING; BREEDING BLANKETS; COST; TRITIUM; BETA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA-MINUS DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; HYDROGEN ISOTOPES; ISOTOPES; LIGHT NUCLEI; MAGNETIC MIRRORS; NUCLEAR FUEL CONVERSION; NUCLEI; ODD-EVEN NUCLEI; OPEN PLASMA DEVICES; RADIOISOTOPES; REACTOR COMPONENTS; THERMONUCLEAR DEVICES; YEARS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES 700209* -- Fusion Power Plant Technology-- Component Development & Materials Testing
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