Fusion Programme SCK•CEN: Annual Scientific Report 2017

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Abstract

More than 35 years, SCK•CEN participates in the Fusion Research and Development field providing its expertise for both technological and scientific challenges towards development of ITER and the commercial thermo-nuclear fusion power plant. Our research was focus mostly in the following four domains: • R&D on structural and first wall materials for fusion, targeting the role of neutron irradiation on physical and mechanical property changes • the plasma-wall interaction studies, mostly oriented towards the materials for Plasma Facing Components (PFC) and the Tritium fuel retention aspects; • the diagnostics, mostly focused on optical based systems and on the radiation resistance of materials, components and systems; • and finally the waste management and recycling, by using the return of experience from our developments and studies carried out for fission power.

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherStudiecentrum voor Kernenergie
Number of pages119
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2018

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NameSCK•CEN Reports
PublisherStudiecentrum voor Kernenergie
No.BLG-1144

Keywords

  • fusion programme, ITER, Tungsten

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