In situ in-reactor testing of potential bolometer materials for ITER plasma diagnostics

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In situ in-reactor testing of potential bolometer materials for ITER plasma diagnostics. / Goussarov, Andrei; Huysmans, Stefan; Vermeeren, Ludo; Hodgson, E.R.; Decréton, Marc.

In: fusion engineering and design, Vol. 82, No. 5-14, 10.2007, p. 1179-1184.

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title = "In situ in-reactor testing of potential bolometer materials for ITER plasma diagnostics",
abstract = "We present the results of in-reactor irradiation up to a total dose of 0.01 dpa (Al) of two prototype bolometers with a Pt-meander on AlN and Al2O3 ceramic substrates to test their radiation resistance. A dedicated vacuum capsule with a hot stainless steel holder for the bolometers was designed and fabricated in order to allow irradiation at 400°C in vacuum. The holder was heated with gamma-radiation. The Pt-meander and substrate electrical resistances were measured in situ. Direct electrical measurements show that the Pt-meander on both substrates will sustain radiation fluences up to 0.001 dpa (Al). Post-radiation inspection indicates that they will survive up to at least 0.01 dpa (Al).",
keywords = "ITER, bolometer, transmutation, radiation induced insulation degradation",
author = "Andrei Goussarov and Stefan Huysmans and Ludo Vermeeren and E.R. Hodgson and Marc Decr{\'e}ton",
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