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Abstract

A new concept for a high heat flux component for ITER is presented. It consists of modular elements similar to the monoblock geometry, with a water cooling tube of copper alloy onto which an array of beryllium lamellae, instead of a solid tile, are bonded or brazed. The segmentation of the beryllium tile in the axial direction greatly reduces the thermal stress along this direction, where beryllium has a poor mechanical performance, allowing the use of a material which has excellent in-plane mechanical properties.

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Authors: MEROLA M, JRC Ispra (IT);MATERA R, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE);FEDERICI G, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE);CHIOCCHIO S, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching bei München (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: ISFNT-3 (Third International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology), Los Angeles (US), June 27 - July 1, 1994
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 38269 ORA
Record Number: 199510633 / Last updated on: 1995-07-07
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en