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Parameter sets for five 1200 MW(e) tokamak reactors were developed for the European Study Group on the Environmental, Safety-related and Economic Potential of Fusion Power, showing today's perception of the range of reactors likely to be available as a result of the Commission's fusion programme. On the basis of the total cost of generating electricity by means of a fission reactor, a reference set was chosen for further studies, including that on the environmental impact of fusion power. Key physics and technology parameters for the reference reactor are compared with values used in the ITER design, and with those from American studies.

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Authors: HANCOX R, UKAEA Culham Laboratory, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB);COOKE P I H, UKAEA Culham Laboratory, Abingdon, Oxon. (GB);SPEARS W R, NET Team, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: AEA FUS 63 EN (1990) 5 pp.
Availability: Available from the Librarian, UKAEA, Culham Laboratory, Abingdon, Oxon. OX14 3DB (GB)
Record Number: 199110108 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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