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Tritium interactions with steel and construction materials in fusion devices

R. S. Dickson

Tritium interactions with steel and construction materials in fusion devices

a literature review

by R. S. Dickson

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Published by AECL Research, Chemical Engineering Branch in Chalk river, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tritium.,
  • Tritium -- Bibliography.,
  • Fusion reactors -- Walls.,
  • Fusion reactors -- Walls -- Bibliography.,
  • Metals at high temperatures.,
  • Metals at high temperatures -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.S. Dickson.
    SeriesReport -- no. CFFTP G-9039, Report (Canadian Fusion Fuels Technology Project) -- no. CFFTP G-9039
    ContributionsAtomic Energy of Canada Limited. Research Company., Canadian Fusion Fuels Technology Project.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9204 .D54 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. --
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18298699M

    Hydrogen recycling and wall equilibration in fusion devices -- Mechanisms of tritium retention in, and the removal of tritium from plasma facing materials of the Fusion Devices -- Studies on tritium interactions with plasma facing material at the tritium process laboratory of JAERI -- One of the most important issues in the construction of future magnetic confinement fusion machines is that of the materials of which they are constructed, and one of the key points of proper material choice is the recycle of hydrogen isotopes with materials at the plasma face. Tritium machinesBrand: Springer Netherlands.

      It is a low energy beta emitter, so does not release high amounts of energy. Chemically it behaves like water in the human body – forms T2O or HTO. Has a short half-life – 12 years and passes through your body similar to water. This is not an invitation to go crazy and swim in the stuff, like most things, large doses can cause significant harm. Tritium Focus Group Tritium Effects on Reservoir Materials Ap Michael Morgan Senior Fellow Scientist Savannah River National Laboratory. 2 Tritium Embrittlement • Discovered at SRL in • Aged tritium-exposed stainless steel samples much more embrittled than aged hydrogen-exposed samples • Fracture occurred primarily.

    @article{osti_, title = {Scoping studies of tritium handling in a tokamak experimental power reactor}, author = {Watson, J. S. and Cherdack, R. and Clinton, S. D. and Fisher, P. W.}, abstractNote = {Tritium handling techniques in an experimental fusion power reactor (EPR) are evaluated to determine the requirements of the system and to compare different equipment . • Tritium is very mobile and will permeate through solids at high temperature; losses must be limited to File Size: 1MB.


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Tritium interactions with steel and construction materials in fusion devices by R. S. Dickson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tritium (/ ˈ t r ɪ t i ə m / or / ˈ t r ɪ ʃ i ə m /) or hydrogen-3 (symbol T or 3 H) is a rare and radioactive isotope of nucleus of tritium (sometimes called a triton) contains one proton and two neutrons, whereas the nucleus of the common isotope hydrogen-1 (protium) contains just one proton, and that of hydrogen-2 (deuterium) contains one proton and one : tritium, H-3, hydrogen-3, T.

Journal of Nuclear Materials 85 & 86 () North-Holland Publishing Company MATERIALS CONSIDERATIONS IN TRITIUM HANDLING SYSTEMS* V. MARONI and E. VAN DEVENTER Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IllinoisUSA The interaction of tritium with materials of construction is a key area of consideration in addressing tritium Cited by: 3rd International Conference on Data-Driven Plasma Science (ICDDPS-3) 20 Apr - 24 Apr More information.

Sherwood Fusion Theory Conference (no dedicated website yet) Livermore, California, USA. 20 Apr - 22 Apr More information. 47th IOP Plasma Physics Conference. 21 Apr - 24 Apr More information.

: Tritium and Helium-3 in Metals (Springer Series in Materials Science) (): Lässer, Rainer: Books. breed tritium (probably by using the fusion reaction between lithium and neutrons) to provide fuel for the fusion process, in order to become self-sufficient in this scarce commodity: beryllium will be a key component of this breeding process as it is an extremely effective neutron.

Introduction. Studies on tritium-material interactions in a fusion reactor are indispensable from the following viewpoints: (1) steady operation of a fusion reactor, (2) reduction of tritium inventory, (3) safe waste management of fusion materials, and so by: 2.

Tritium causes unique effects on the properties of a variety materials needed for processing tritium In hydride materials, tritium aging changes the thermodynamic behavior including a loss of storage capacity, unrecoverable tritium and contamination by helium release In polymers, beta-radiation from tritium decay causes.

Wu C.H. () Mechanisms of tritium retention in, and the removal of tritium from plasma facing materials of the Fusion Devices. In: Wu C.H. (eds) Hydrogen Recycling at Plasma Facing Materials. NATO Science Series (Series II: Mathematical and Physical Chemistry), vol : C. anticipated to be used in fusion reactors.

With respect to tritium permeation, fusion reactor materials can be divided into two categories. There are plasma-facing materials and structural materials. The plasma-facing materials in future fusion devices will be heated by the high-energy neutrons, by direct interaction of the plasmaFile Size: KB.

Tritium retention and outgassing from JET first wall materials due to tritiated atmosphere exposure: the Tritium Soaking Facility Preprint of Paper to be submitted for publication in 22nd International Conference on Plasma Surface Interactions in Controlled Fusion Devices (22nd PSI).

Properties of Metals DOE-HDBK/ APPENDIX A APPENDIX A TRITIUM/MATERIAL COMPATIBILITY Many compatibility concerns can be raised for tritium/material interactions. The mechanical integrity of the material The escape rate of tritium into and through the material Contamination of tritium by the material and vice versa Gettering capabilities of a substance.

for next step fusion devices, such as ITER, dete rmining the choice of the plasma-f acing materials.

A prominent issue in this choice is the tritium. Although different isotopes of light elements can be paired to achieve fusion, the deuterium-tritium (DT) reaction has been identified as the most efficient for fusion devices. ITER and future devices will use the hydrogen www-definition-5**hardisotopes deuterium and tritium to fuel the fusion reaction.

Deuterium can be distilled from all forms of water. It is a widely available, harmless. Tritium control in fusion reactor materials: A model for Tritium Extracting System Article (PDF Available) in Fusion Engineering and Design 98 August with. Tritium @ AWE AWE has a history of working with tritium dating back to the ’s.

The tritium research facility in the photograph is now a parking lot. Environmental testing for tritium. Bio-assay for tritium. Fundamental tritium-materials research and 1H/2D/3T isotope effects.

AWE set up and ran the UK Tritium Users Group. Fusion power promises to provide electricity generation with outstanding safety and environmental performance. Safety plays a crucial role in fusion material selection since tritium behavior in materials determines two key safety evaluation source terms: in-vessel inventory source term and ex-vessel release term, which are used in reactor safety assessments for licensing fusion.

• Tritium is recovered from these reactors at the Tritium Recovery Facility (Darlington) • Presently about 19 Kg tritium on hand • Tritium recovery rate was ~ Kg/yr.

Now it is ~ Kg/yr. • It is assumed that the tritium recovery rate will remain at this level until Thereafter the tritium recovery rate will decrease rapidlyFile Size: KB. Article 31 meeting, 13 th of November 3 Safety background in the Fusion Community Fusion Machines:2 machines have used tritium for fusiontritium • JET MW fusion power 16 MW fusion power (DTE1) (maximum value).

Tritium Production. Tritium (3 H) is essential to the construction of boosted-fission nuclear weapons. A boosted weapon contains a mixture of deuterium and tritium, the. Everything I read about fusion power talks about D-T fusion being the ideal.

I have two questions: 1. Why isn't a T-T reaction ever discussed. (does it happen anyway in a D-T plasma?) 2. Tritium is a very limited resource at the moment, so if this limitation was over come, would it be a more ideal reaction then D-T.

Thanks. From a view point of safety evaluation of fusion reactors, estimation of permeation amounts of tritium to coolant through plasma facing components (PFC) is one of the critical issues. Moreover, estimation of tritium inventory in plasma facing materials is important subject not only for safety, but also for tritium accountability in fusion Cited by: 1.CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Tritium and deuterium induce radiation in reactor materials and some radioactive tritium gas may be released.

Most of the materials used in fusion reactors are metals that have relatively high permeabilities for tritium. The fusion community has been working on barriers to minimize tritium release.In this region, molecules and molecular ions are formed and react with electrons and with each other and fusion plasma modeling requires cross-sections and rate coefficients for such processes.

This volume describes new data and data compilations for atomic and molecular processes that occur in edge plasma and provides data in forms that can be.